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 with questions.

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Bishops in Bolivia call on authorities to act against land seizures

Dec 13, 2022 / 14:30 pm

Archbishop René Leigue Cesarí of Santa Cruz addressed authorities in his Dec. 11 homily, asking them to find a solution to achieve peace and true unity.

Pope Francis celebrates 53 years as a priest

Dec 13, 2022 / 12:30 pm

On Dec. 13, 1969, just four days before his 33rd birthday, Jesuit Jorge Mario Bergoglio — who today is Pope Francis — was ordained a priest.

Pro-lifers in Mexico demand government put an end to killings of pregnant women

Dec 13, 2022 / 11:16 am

One pro-lifer stressed that “at this time, the widespread demand of Mexican society is the prevention of any form of violence against women.”

English bishop resigns, saying office is ‘too great a burden’

Dec 13, 2022 / 05:14 am

A bishop in the U.K. has taken the unusual step of announcing his resignation on the grounds that the office is “too great a burden.”

EWTN honors former NFL star Danny Abramowicz with 2022 Mother Angelica Award

Dec 12, 2022 / 18:00 pm

The annual award recognizes those who have dedicated their lives to serving the Church and bringing others into a deeper relationship with God.

Young martyr known as ‘the Maria Goretti of Brazil’ beatified

Dec 12, 2022 / 16:30 pm

Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis presided Dec. 10 at the solemn ceremony of beatification for Isabel Cristina Mrad Campos.

Women from all over the world pray the rosary on solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Dec 9, 2022 / 14:00 pm

On Dec. 8, thousands of women in different countries around the world gathered to pray the holy rosary for peace and for the defense of life.

Cardinal brings spiritual closeness of Pope Francis to flood victims in Italy

Dec 9, 2022 / 13:00 pm

Cardinal Konrad Krajewski on Thursday visited the Italian island of Ischia on behalf of Pope Francis to meet with the victims of recent floods.

Explore the Immaculate Conception through art in video series on faith and beauty

Dec 8, 2022 / 13:45 pm

Benedictine College is kicking off a new video series today on art and faith with a video celebrating today’s solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.

Spanish bishops lament there are families who oppose religious vocations of their children

Dec 8, 2022 / 10:45 am

The bishops published an annual message in anticipation of Holy Family Day under the theme “The family, cradle of the vocation to love.”

Former Jesuit provincial on the Rupnik case: It is a ‘tsunami’ of lack of transparency

Dec 7, 2022 / 22:30 pm

A former provincial for the Society of Jesus demanded full transparency from his community in dealing with the current situation of Father Marko Rupnik.

Who is Father Marko Rupnik, the Jesuit priest and artist accused of abuse?

Dec 7, 2022 / 21:25 pm

Who is the Jesuit priest and artist that has been accused of abusing at least nine consecrated women in the Slovenian community he helped to found?

The miracle that made the Immaculate Virgin patroness of Spain and its infantry

Dec 7, 2022 / 14:00 pm

In 1585 a miracle attributed to the Immaculate Conception allowed the Spanish troops to win the Battle of Empel in Holland. 

Journalists contradict allegations of ‘cover up’ against John Paul II before he was pope

Dec 7, 2022 / 08:00 am

Journalists investigating secular and Catholic Church sources in Poland have called into question allegations by a Dutch writer.

Hundreds of fans of soccer legend Pelé pray in front of hospital for his recovery

Dec 6, 2022 / 15:00 pm

On Dec. 4, fans formed a circle, lit candles, held hands, and prayed an Our Father and a Hail Mary, followed by a round of applause.

An ‘unbearable’ saint? Neocatechumenal Way’s Hernández remembered for virtues, vices

Dec 6, 2022 / 14:30 pm

Kiko Argüello, who co-founded the Neocatechumenal Way with Hernandez, shared some candid remarks about the difficulties of their relationship.

Only pro-life judge on Inter-American Court of Human Rights dies

Dec 5, 2022 / 15:30 pm

Chilean judge Eduardo Vio Grossi served as a judge at the Inter-American Court since 2010 and was the court’s vice president from 2018 to 2019.

European Parliament displays Nativity scene for first time in its history

Dec 5, 2022 / 12:25 pm

Until now, officials of the European institution had considered it “potentially offensive.”

Pope Francis’ watch auctioned off and proceeds set a world record

Dec 2, 2022 / 16:45 pm

The LaViolette Scholarship Foundation auctioned off a Swatch Once Again watch Nov. 30 that Francis had worn for much of his pontificate.

Process of beatification begins for Carmen Hernández, co-founder of Neocatechumenal Way

Dec 2, 2022 / 15:00 pm

The beatification and canonization process for Carmen Hernández, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, officially opens this Sunday.