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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

Pope Francis encourages ecumenical meeting in brotherly love

Jun 9, 2021 / 15:01 pm

Practicing love toward one another is essential, Pope Francis said in a video message to a gathering of the John 17 Movement, an ecumenical group, on Wednesday.

Irish Catholic bishop ‘delighted’ as firm offers paid leave after pregnancy loss

Jun 9, 2021 / 13:00 pm

Bishop Kevin Doran welcomed the step by Lidl Ireland.

Ireland’s High Court to hear abortion case

Jun 9, 2021 / 08:00 am

A couple claim that their unborn child was aborted after they were mistakenly told that it had a fatal fetal abnormality.

Pope Francis: Say the ‘Jesus Prayer’ throughout the day

Jun 9, 2021 / 05:00 am

At his general audience, the pope recommended the prayer at the heart of Eastern Christianity’s mystical tradition.

Poland’s new pro-life campaign proclaims ‘every life is a miracle’

Jun 8, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The campaign presents more than 80 personal stories.

Vatican: Accusations against Polish Catholic bishops’ leader groundless

Jun 8, 2021 / 05:20 am

The Vatican rejected accusations of negligence against Archbishop Stanislaw Gądecki.

Tk̓emlúps 'disturbed' by vandalism of church building near Church-run school in Canada

Jun 7, 2021 / 14:00 pm

The chief of the Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc, or Kamloops Indian Band, has condemned the vandalism of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kamloops shortly after the discovery of indigenous children’s graves at a nearby Church-run residential school.

Pope Francis on Corpus Christi: ‘We need to enlarge our hearts’

Jun 6, 2021 / 12:35 pm

Celebrating Corpus Christi Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, the pope said: “A Church of the pure and perfect is a room with no place for anyone.”

Sr. Maria Laura Mainetti: Nun stabbed to death by three teenage girls is beatified

Jun 6, 2021 / 11:00 am

Sr. Maria Laura Mainetti was beatified on June 6, the anniversary of her murder, in Chiavenna, northern Italy.

Pope Francis expresses sorrow after Indigenous children’s graves found at Church-run school

Jun 6, 2021 / 06:20 am

The Canadian government had asked the pope to issue a formal apology for the Church’s role in the country’s residential schools.

Pope Francis to the Norbertines: Always keep an open heart

Jun 6, 2021 / 05:30 am

The pope issued a message marking the 900th anniversary of the foundation of the Abbey of Prémontré.

Catholic Church in Russia reorganizes causes of 20th-century martyrs

Jun 5, 2021 / 08:40 am

All the candidates died after the Russian Revolution and the Bolshevik establishment of the Soviet Union.

Pope Francis names new Vatican ambassador to Canada

Jun 5, 2021 / 05:30 am

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič has served as Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva since 2016.

Judge dismisses Planned Parenthood challenge to Lubbock's abortion ban

Jun 4, 2021 / 15:01 pm

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood against a Texas city over new pro-life policies, saying Planned Parenthood does not have standing to sue the city. 

Boston archdiocese to open first new school in 50 years

Jun 4, 2021 / 14:00 pm

The virtual instruction is meant to be “a lot more interactive” for students, he told the Register. The school is planning on teaching with lectures, digital lessons, and virtual guest speakers. 

Polish Catholics mark 100 days to beatification of Cardinal Wyszynski

Jun 4, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The former Primate of Poland who heroically resisted communism will be beatified on Sept. 12,

Pope Francis: Ecosystem degradation ‘a clear outcome of economic dysfunction’

Jun 4, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The pope issued a message marking the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

Majority of US adults support death penalty

Jun 4, 2021 / 10:34 am

A majority of U.S. adults still support the administration of capital punishment, according to a June 2 Pew Research Center report.

Cardinal Marx offers resignation to Pope Francis

Jun 4, 2021 / 04:03 am

“Without doubt, these are times of crisis for the Church in Germany,” the cardinal wrote to the pope.

Catholics in Poland celebrate Corpus Christi amid coronavirus restrictions

Jun 3, 2021 / 14:20 pm

Catholics took part in Corpus Christi processions across Poland Thursday.