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

‘This is going to be a long haul’: Ukraine’s Caritas groups help almost 1.5 million people as war rages on

May 16, 2022 / 12:05 pm

The aid offered so far is ‘just the beginning,’ said Caritas Ukraine president Tetiana Stawnychy.

Benedict XVI: 95th birthday wishes from around world ‘made me very happy’

May 16, 2022 / 10:40 am

Almost 3,000 people sent the pope emeritus congratulatory messages in 24 languages.

Pope Francis offers guidance to young Christians in politics

May 16, 2022 / 08:20 am

The pope was speaking to members of the Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity.

Bishop condemns 'abhorrently evil' slaying of 10 at Buffalo supermarket

May 15, 2022 / 06:16 am

Ten people were killed and three others injured Saturday when a teenage gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.

Catholic cathedral attacked in Nigeria after arrests over ‘blasphemy’ killing

May 15, 2022 / 00:52 am

The attack took place amid protests demanding the release of two suspects in the killing of a Christian student.

Arrest made in Texas church theft, though tabernacle remains missing

May 14, 2022 / 15:03 pm

A suspect has been charged with burglary in connection with the theft of a tabernacle from a parish church in Greater Houston, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston announced Friday.

International community laments Cardinal Zen's 'precarious' position

May 14, 2022 / 11:23 am

The arrest this week of Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun in Hong Kong continues to attract international condemnation, with the U.S. bishops calling the situation “alarming.”

Catholic University awards honorary degree to imprisoned human rights advocate Jimmy Lai

May 14, 2022 / 09:00 am

The Catholic University of America on Saturday awarded an honorary degree to imprisoned Hong Kong human rights advocate Jimmy Lai. His son, Sebastien Lai, accepted the award on his father’s behalf.

Pope Francis: Anglicans are ‘valued traveling companions’

May 13, 2022 / 12:20 pm

The pope was speaking with members of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Dialogue Commission (ARCIC).

Church leaders and scholars to explore St. John Paul II’s ‘natural law legacy’

May 13, 2022 / 08:57 am

Speakers will include papal biographer George Weigel and Dutch Cardinal Willem Eijk.

German bishops' president asserts 'the need to develop the Church's teaching'

May 12, 2022 / 17:23 pm

The president of the German bishops’ conference has expressed his belief that Church teaching needs further development, in response to critique of the synodal path in that country.

Catholic archdiocese in Nigeria announces death of kidnapped priest

May 12, 2022 / 06:20 am

Father Joseph Aketeh Bako was kidnapped in March.

Pope Francis: Migrants and refugees have ‘enormous potential’ to help society

May 12, 2022 / 04:27 am

The pope made the comment in his message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2022.

Cardinal Zen released on bail

May 11, 2022 / 10:08 am

The news emerged shortly after the Vatican said that it was concerned to hear of reports of his arrest.

Politico: Supreme Court abortion draft still the only one being circulated

May 11, 2022 / 06:33 am

In a new report, the news organization that first published a draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade says the document is still the only one being circulated among the justices.

Former Hong Kong bishop Cardinal Zen arrested

May 11, 2022 / 06:32 am

The 90-year-old was reportedly detained in his role as a trustee of the 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund.

Ukraine war: Catholic charity to fund restoration of looted seminary

May 11, 2022 / 04:25 am

‘They took everything they could,’ said seminary rector Father Ruslan Mikhalkiv.

Catholics under attack: Incidents since SCOTUS draft abortion decision, by state

May 10, 2022 / 18:50 pm

Here is a list of acts of vandalism and other provocations against Catholic churches and pro-life groups since the May 2 publication of a draft Supreme Court opinion in a pivotal abortion case.

Catholic charity sees ‘signs of hope’ for Iraq’s beleaguered Christians

May 10, 2022 / 08:00 am

‘Pope Francis’ visit, I think, really has given them hope,’ said Aid to the Church in Need’s Regina Lynch.

New violence: Oregon Right to Life office set on fire

May 10, 2022 / 05:14 am

The offices of a pro-life group in Salem, Oregon, were set on fire Sunday night, the latest in a wave of violence and vandalism directed at Catholic churches and pro-life organizations.