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

Hungary passes law barring pornography, pro-LGBT content for minors

Jun 17, 2021 / 11:51 am

Hungary’s parliament has passed a sex crimes law that includes elements aiming to protect children, barring providing pornography and content that promotes gender reassignment and homosexuality to anyone under age 18. 

Cardinal: International Eucharistic Congress hymn helped Catholics survive war and communism

Jun 17, 2021 / 07:05 am

Cardinal Péter Erdő noted that the official hymn’s lyrics date back to 1938.

Girls’ choir to join 1,000-year boys’ choir at German Catholic cathedral

Jun 17, 2021 / 06:15 am

The Regensburger Domspatzen choir traces its roots back to the year 975.

Archbishop Gomez opens USCCB meeting with passionate call for unity 

Jun 16, 2021 / 14:20 pm

In his opening address at the 2021 spring meeting of the U.S. bishops on Wednesday, conference president Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles made a passionate call for unity.

Catholic priests offer Masses ‘for renewal of the faith’ at Ireland’s Mass rocks

Jun 16, 2021 / 14:00 pm

Masses were celebrated at Mass rocks in all of Ireland’s 26 dioceses.

Catholic bishops to consecrate Middle East to the Holy Family

Jun 16, 2021 / 04:00 am

The act of consecration will take place June 27 in Nazareth’s Basilica of the Annunciation.

Pope Francis: Coronavirus recovery must have true vision for humanity

Jun 15, 2021 / 16:40 pm

Rebuilding after the coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to confront the failures of the past, including failures towards God and neighbor, Pope Francis has said in a message to world leaders gathered in Bratislava. 

Record number of abortions recorded in England and Wales in 2020

Jun 15, 2021 / 06:05 am

The statistics showed that 3,083 abortions took place on grounds of disability.

International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest unveils official hymn

Jun 15, 2021 / 04:30 am

The song is a “refreshed version” of a hymn from 1938, when Hungary last hosted the congress.

Update: Meeting between Pope Francis and President Biden did not happen

Jun 14, 2021 / 16:55 pm

According to Vatican sources June 15, there is no meeting currently scheduled between Pope Francis and President Joe Biden.

CNA launches daily Catholic news podcast made for smart speakers

Jun 14, 2021 / 16:02 pm

Catholic News Agency has launched a new audio news update, designed specifically for smart speakers. 

Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral launches appeal for interior restoration

Jun 14, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The cathedral is scheduled to reopen for worship in April 2024.

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.”