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: ‘When you are old, you are no longer in control of your body’

Jun 15, 2022 / 03:30 am

The 85-year-old pope noted that he needed to walk with a cane.

Franciscans in Germany elect openly gay priest as new superior

Jun 14, 2022 / 19:15 pm

Father Markus Fuhrmann said he recently came out as homosexual "to show that I can also be part of the Church in this ministry."

Pope Francis told Bishop Bätzing: We don’t need 2 Evangelical churches in Germany

Jun 14, 2022 / 04:55 am

The pope recalled his remark during a conversation with the editors of Jesuit journals.

Pope Francis: Russia’s use of mercenaries in Ukraine is ‘monstrous’

Jun 14, 2022 / 02:32 am

In a new interview, the pope suggested the Ukraine war was ‘perhaps somehow either provoked or not prevented.’

U.S. bishops urge action following church, pro-life pregnancy attacks

Jun 13, 2022 / 19:36 pm

The bishops say “each of us must choose the path of peace and open our hearts to the love that God has for his children.”

Rector of German Catholic seminary found dead

Jun 13, 2022 / 11:30 am

The Diocese of Limburg said: ‘We have lost a committed and much-appreciated pastor.’

Vatican’s financial watchdog sees rise in suspicious activity reports in 2021

Jun 13, 2022 / 09:18 am

ASIF received 104 suspicious activity reports in 2021, compared to 89 the year before.

After postposting Africa trip, Pope Francis says: ‘We will bring Kinshasa to St. Peter’s’

Jun 13, 2022 / 06:52 am

The pope hopes to celebrate Mass for Rome’s Congolese community on July 3.

Nigerian Catholic bishop to Irish president: Church massacre not linked to climate change

Jun 13, 2022 / 04:42 am

The bishop said Michael D. Higgins’ ‘reasons for this gruesome massacre are incorrect and far-fetched.’

Pope Francis won’t preside at Corpus Christi Mass and procession due to knee pain

Jun 13, 2022 / 02:41 am

The 85-year-old pope has made public appearances in a wheelchair since May 5.

Pope Francis praises 'example of faith' of newly beatified Polish nuns martyred in WWII

Jun 12, 2022 / 06:40 am

Sister Paschalis Jahn and nine fellow Elizabethan sisters were beatified Saturday in Wroclaw, Poland.

Expressing 'great sorrow,' Pope Francis apologizes for postponed Africa trip

Jun 12, 2022 / 00:28 am

The pope apologized Sunday for having to call off his July visit to Congo and South Sudan due to his knee pain.

190 attacks against Church in Nicaragua under Daniel Ortega since 2018, report says

Jun 10, 2022 / 14:45 pm

The Ortega regime has "initiated an indiscriminate persecution" against the Catholic Church, the report says.

Pope Francis discusses Ukraine war with European Commission head

Jun 10, 2022 / 06:35 am

Ursula von der Leyen also met with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

Catholic leader criticizes EU Parliament for backing motion on US abortion law

Jun 9, 2022 / 10:52 am

The motion secured 364 votes in favor, 154 against, and 37 abstentions.

Pope Francis to future Vatican diplomats: See St Charles de Foucauld as model

Jun 9, 2022 / 07:38 am

The pope was speaking to members of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy.

Pope Francis mourns Order of Malta leader Fra’ Marco Luzzago

Jun 9, 2022 / 04:26 am

The Lieutenant of the Grand Master died on June 7 after a sudden illness.

Michigan bishop ‘humbled’ by success of weekly discipleship challenge

Jun 9, 2022 / 03:00 am

The year-long initiative has attracted more than 11,000 weekly subscribers.

Bishop Zanchetta’s lawyer requests house arrest to serve sentence for sexual abuse due to health problems

Jun 8, 2022 / 15:17 pm

Zanchetta’s lawyer is seeking the change so the bishop emeritus of Orán doesn’t have to remain in prison.

DHS warns that ‘faith-based institutions’ could be targeted amid ‘heightened threat environment’

Jun 8, 2022 / 06:00 am

The DHS alert followed an unconfirmed report that it had notified Catholic bishops of ‘credible threats’ if Roe v. Wade is overturned.