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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

Articles by CNA Staff

The German Synodal Way: A CNA explainer 

Jun 14, 2021 / 12:14 pm

The “Synodal Way” – in German: Synodaler Weg – is a controversial discussion process underway in Germany with the declared aim of addressing the Church’s clerical sexual abuse crisis by debating and passing resolutions

Poland’s Catholic bishops look ahead to fall meeting with Pope Francis

Jun 14, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The Polish bishops’ ad limina visit to Rome is scheduled for October.

Pope Francis: Help the world’s small food producers

Jun 14, 2021 / 08:00 am

The pope made the appeal in a message to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.

Pope Francis: Marginalizing the poor threatens ‘the very concept of democracy’

Jun 14, 2021 / 05:30 am

In his World Day of the Poor message, the pope appealed for a new global approach to poverty.

Joe Biden attends Sunday Mass in English seaside town amid G7 summit

Jun 14, 2021 / 03:30 am

Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden attended Mass in St. Ives, which has a population of 12,000 people.

Amoris laetitia webinar equips leaders to build up sacramental marriages in the Church

Jun 13, 2021 / 08:50 am

Organized by the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life, the four-day webinar centered on the question: "Where do we stand with the application of Amoris laetitia?"

Pope Francis: 'All that is good belongs to God'

Jun 13, 2021 / 06:10 am

"Even the seed of our good works may seem small; yet, all that is good belongs to God and therefore humbly, slowly bears fruit," Pope Francis said.

Cardinal Zen says possible restrictions to extraordinary form Mass are ‘worrying’

Jun 12, 2021 / 06:30 am

Cardinal Joseph Zen called possible restrictions to the celebration of Mass in the extraordinary form “worrying news.”

Eucharistic coherence and the USCCB spring meeting: Five questions you need answered

Jun 11, 2021 / 22:00 pm

This CNA explainer goes through the essential background questions about the term eucharistic coherence in preparation for the USCCB spring meeting next week June 16-18, 2021. Questions include: Where did the term eucharistic coherence originate? Why is it linked so closely to abortion and euthanasia? Why is it linked with Catholic politicians in particular? Why do medical professionals have special responsibility to live eucharistic coherence? Why is eucharistic coherence connected to the USCCB spring 2021 meeting?

Archbishop Lori: Knights of Columbus must be at the forefront of Eucharistic renewal

Jun 11, 2021 / 16:03 pm

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, called on the Knights not only to “support” but also to “be in the forefront” of a national Eucharistic Revival project to be presented to the U.S. bishops next week.

Poland is consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Jun 11, 2021 / 14:00 pm

The act of consecration took place at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Kraków.

CNA’s award-winning podcast celebrates 100 episodes

Jun 11, 2021 / 13:00 pm

Catholic News Agency’s award-winning flagship podcast CNA Newsroom is returning to weekly publication, in celebration of its 100th episode.

Bl. Carlo Acutis continues to inspire Catholics via new exhibit, film

Jun 11, 2021 / 12:00 pm

He became the first millennial to be declared blessed on Oct. 10, 2020.

Pope Francis names new prefect of Vatican Congregation for Clergy

Jun 11, 2021 / 06:57 am

The 69-year-old bishop is the first Korean to lead a Vatican congregation.

Vatican imposes term limits for leaders of ecclesial movements to stop ‘violations and abuses’

Jun 11, 2021 / 05:10 am

The norms, signed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell, come into force on Sept. 11.

Vatican bank reports $44 million profit in pandemic year

Jun 11, 2021 / 04:45 am

The Institute for Religious Works is giving 75% of the profits to the pope.

Catholic bishops urge G7 to work for ‘just’ and ‘sustainable’ future

Jun 11, 2021 / 03:30 am

In a letter to the British Prime Minister, the bishops called for economic support in the wake of the pandemic.

Cardinal Marx: Pope Francis’ resignation decision a ‘great challenge’

Jun 10, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The influential German cardinal expressed surprise at the swiftness of the pope’s response to his offer to resign.

Catholics submit ‘dubium’ to Vatican asking if Church in Germany is in schism

Jun 10, 2021 / 07:00 am

Three Catholics from the Diocese of Essen have formally requested a ruling from the Vatican’s doctrinal congregation.

Cardinal Kasper ‘very worried’ about German Church’s ‘Synodal Way’

Jun 10, 2021 / 03:35 am

Cardinal Walter Kasper said he hoped that the prayers of faithful Catholics “will help to steer the Synodal Way in Germany on Catholic tracks.”