CNA Staff

CNA Staff

The Catholic News Agency (CNA) Staff are a team of journalists dedicated to reporting news concerning the Catholic Church around the world. Our bureaus are located in Denver, Washington, and Rome. We have sister language agencies in Kenya, Germany, Peru, Brazil, and Italy. CNA is a service of EWTN News. You can contact us at [email protected] with questions.

Articles by CNA Staff

Pope Francis: ‘The Lord wants a loving relationship with us’

Aug 1, 2021 / 05:05 am

The pope said that Catholics were called to leave behind self-interest.

Irish Catholic dioceses to go ahead with First Communions, confirmations after government advises delay

Jul 31, 2021 / 06:00 am

‘The mission of the Church cannot be put on hold indefinitely,’ a bishop said.

Report: 17 Christians killed every day in Nigeria in first half of 2021

Jul 31, 2021 / 04:30 am

More than 3,000 Christians were murdered in 2021’s first 200 days.

Irish Catholic bishop prays for road users’ protection ahead of August long weekend

Jul 30, 2021 / 13:00 pm

More than 70 people have died so far in 2021 on Ireland’s roads.

Catholic bishops in Poland express solidarity with Polish community after Glasgow church fire

Jul 30, 2021 / 07:40 am

Flames engulfed St. Simon’s, Partick, in Glasgow on July 28.

Pope Francis mourns ‘authoritative biblical scholar’ Cardinal Albert Vanhoye

Jul 30, 2021 / 05:10 am

The French Jesuit was the world’s oldest cardinal at the time of his death.

Vatican unveils official image of 2022 World Meeting of Families

Jul 28, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The image was created by the Slovenian Jesuit Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik.

Catholic bishops: New N Ireland abortion intervention is ‘gravely disquieting’

Jul 28, 2021 / 06:35 am

The bishops said the British government had imposed an ‘unjust law.’

Fire engulfs 163-year-old Catholic church in Scotland

Jul 28, 2021 / 04:05 am

One person was rescued after firefighters were called to the scene.

Catholic priest attacked with glass bottle while praying at cathedral in Scotland

Jul 27, 2021 / 12:00 pm

‘The bottle broke on the ground and the man continued using it in his assault,’ the archdiocese said.

Dutch Catholic bishop: Traditionis custodes appears to be a ‘declaration of war’

Jul 27, 2021 / 06:00 am

Bishop Rob Mutsaerts said the pope’s intervention was ‘dictatorial’ and ‘unpastoral.’

Cardinal Marx won’t rule out offering resignation for a 2nd time

Jul 27, 2021 / 04:30 am

Pope Francis declined the archbishop of Munich and Freising’s resignation in June.

Pope Francis to UN chief: World hunger ‘a crime that violates basic human rights’

Jul 27, 2021 / 03:00 am

The pope called for a “new mindset” in the battle against malnutrition.

Fr. Jacques Hamel: Catholic priest honored 5 years after he was killed at Mass in terrorist attack

Jul 26, 2021 / 09:00 am

Islamic State supporters killed the French priest on July 26, 2016.

Benedict XVI laments lack of faith within Church institutions in Germany

Jul 26, 2021 / 06:30 am

The pope emeritus spoke about faith, worldliness, and the institutional Church.

Pope Francis offers blessing to athletes at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Jul 26, 2021 / 04:00 am

“In this time of pandemic, may these Games be a sign of hope,” the pope said.

Cardinal Kasper assails Traditional Latin Mass community for divisiveness

Jul 23, 2021 / 13:30 pm

German prelate Cardinal Walter Kasper argued that the Traditional Latin Mass was a source of division and scandal within parishes in an interview about Traditionis Custodes with the National Catholic Register on Thursday, July 22, 2021. 

Vatican concludes inquiry into Polish Catholic bishop

Jul 23, 2021 / 08:35 am

Investigators concluded that the accusations were “not proven.”

English cardinal to grant faculties to priests fulfilling conditions of Traditionis custodes

Jul 23, 2021 / 06:00 am

Many priests in Westminster diocese have requested faculties.

Pelosi’s archbishop: No devout Catholic can condone abortion, ‘let alone have the government pay for it’

Jul 23, 2021 / 02:10 am

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone is Pelosi’s local ordinary.