Carl Bunderson

Carl Bunderson

Carl Bunderson is managing editor of Catholic News Agency. He hold a BA in economics from the University of Colorado Boulder and a BPhil from the Pontifical Lateran University.

Articles by Carl Bunderson

Kansas school upholds Catholic identity, fosters vocations

Nov 21, 2012 / 04:03 am

St. John's Catholic School in Beloit, Kan. is striving to revitalize Catholic culture by promoting openness to priestly and religious vocations among its students.

New March for Life president plans increased youth appeal

Nov 21, 2012 / 02:35 am

After being named the president of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, Jeanne F. Monahan says she plans to increase the annual pro-life march's appeal to young people.

Hurricane Sandy efforts move from relief to recovery

Nov 18, 2012 / 16:03 pm

Dioceses in the mid-Atlantic are starting to move their Hurricane Sandy relief efforts to a focus on recovery, 18 days after the storm first touched American soil.

Cardinal Burke honors Irish blessed with monument

Nov 15, 2012 / 00:22 am

Cardinal Raymond L. Burke recently unveiled a monument he commissioned for his titular church – Saint Agatha of the Goths – of a saintly Irish monk who was ordained there in 1881.

Bishop Gendron: St. Kateri Mass began healing of Canadian divisions

Nov 11, 2012 / 16:12 pm

Canadians from the country’s First Nations and those of European descent took an important step toward reconciliation when they gathered Nov. 4 at St. Joseph's Oratory in Montreal to give thanks for the canonization of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha.

Calif. religious brothers release Gregorian chant album

Nov 8, 2012 / 12:09 pm

The Norbertine brothers of St. Michael's Abbey in Calif. have shared the beauty of Gregorian chant by releasing a new album on Nov. 6.

Americans share same hopes for future, President Obama says

Nov 7, 2012 / 00:01 am

During his victory speech after being elected to a second term on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama said that Americans are united in their values as a nation.

North Dakota bishop stands by pastoral letter on election

Oct 31, 2012 / 03:05 am

Bishop David D. Kagan of Bismarck defended his letter on the election which was read this weekend at parishes in North Dakota, against demands by a state senator that it be withdrawn or changed.

Catholic music label to release nuns' album for Advent

Oct 31, 2012 / 00:03 am

Kevin and Monica Fitzgibbons left lucrative positions in the entertainment industry to found a company that helps unique new artists – and their De Montfort Music label will soon release an album by contemplative Benedictine nuns.

Faith overcomes spiritual blindness, Pope says at synod close

Oct 29, 2012 / 10:23 am

At a Mass on Sunday closing the bishops' synod on the new evangelization, the Pope reflected on the need for faith in overcoming spiritual blindness and also appealed on behalf of the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Cardinal O'Brien calls for witness to Jesus' empty tomb

Oct 27, 2012 / 13:28 pm

As Cardinal Edwin F. O'Brien took possession of his titular church, St. Sebastian on the Palatine Hill, he called on Catholics to imitate Saint Sebastian's witness to the resurrection of Christ.

Archbishop Chaput: Be Catholic before you are Democrat or Republican

Oct 25, 2012 / 03:00 am

As the country approaches election day in two weeks, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia is encouraging Catholic voters to place their faith above their allegiance to political parties.

Soviet propaganda posters show importance of religious freedom

Oct 19, 2012 / 16:43 pm

Some 40 Soviet propaganda posters against Christianity will soon be displayed at Denver’s Catholic cathedral as part of an exhibit dedicated to religious liberty.

Miami archdiocese sues over 'real threat' from HHS mandate

Oct 19, 2012 / 14:19 pm

The Archdiocese of Miami and two other Catholic entities filed a lawsuit today against the HHS mandate, adding to the dozens of lawsuits already filed in the matter.

Moral theologians reaffirm possible ethical stem cell advances

Oct 17, 2012 / 16:00 pm

Although concerns have been raised about the unethical source of some cells used in Shinya Yamanaka’s efforts to reprogram cells into stem cells, moral theologians insist that the work could lead to ethical advances in the field.

Classical education enlivens Denver Catholic school

Oct 16, 2012 / 02:03 am

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School based in Denver, Colo., has nearly doubled its enrollment in just one year by introducing a classical curriculum.

Campaign against New Orleans violence recalls 1815 prayers

Oct 15, 2012 / 23:36 pm

“Thou shalt not kill” is the message on yard signs being distributed to parishes in the Archdiocese of New Orleans this week.

Legion and Regnum Christi head taking leave for health reasons

Oct 11, 2012 / 12:50 pm

Father Alvaro Corcuera, General Director of the Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi, announced that he is handing over his responsibilities for the sake of his health

Vatican official encourages Our Sunday Visitor in new media

Oct 10, 2012 / 01:06 am

At a Sept. 28 dinner celebrating Our Sunday Visitor's 100th anniversary, Archbishop Claudio M. Celli emphasized the crucial role of new media in evangelization.

Atlanta archdiocese prohibits support of Komen foundation

Oct 9, 2012 / 03:04 am

The Archdiocese of Atlanta recently sent a memo to its parishes announcing they are to end support for Susan G. Komen for the Cure over the organization's ties with Planned Parenthood.