Hannah Brockhaus

Hannah Brockhaus

Hannah Brockhaus is Catholic News Agency's senior Rome correspondent. She grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, and has a degree in English from Truman State University in Missouri.

Articles by Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis calls for a Christian economy based on community

May 25, 2022 / 06:40 am

The pope was speaking to members of the Global Solidarity Fund.

‘Bicycling cardinal’ is new leader of Italy’s Catholic bishops’ conference

May 24, 2022 / 07:37 am

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, 66, has led the Bologna archdiocese since 2015.

Pope Francis names Arkansas priest to lead Diocese of St. Augustine

May 24, 2022 / 05:15 am

Bishop-elect Erik Pohlmeier succeeds 76-year-old Bishop Felipe J. Estévez.

Pope Francis’ health: Here's a timeline of his medical issues in recent years

May 21, 2022 / 06:00 am

The 85-year-old pope has faced several painful medical conditions over the last few years.

Witness thrown out of courtroom as Cardinal Becciu cross-examination continues

May 20, 2022 / 11:00 am

Msgr. Alberto Perlasca was asked to leave the room by the court’s president.

Cardinal Becciu: Pope Francis responsible for Vatican auditor's ousting

May 18, 2022 / 13:33 pm

Cardinal Angelo Becciu said Wednesday that he is blameless in the forced resignation of a Vatican auditor, because it came at Pope Francis’ request.

Pope Francis changes rules for major superiors of religious orders

May 18, 2022 / 10:25 am

The change allows religious brothers who are not priests to lead their religious communities with Vatican permission.

Pope Francis: St. Charles de Foucauld’s spirituality helped me through a crisis

May 18, 2022 / 06:03 am

The pope canonized the French explorer on May 15.

Exorcists feel isolated — but this course aims to change that

May 17, 2022 / 10:35 am

‘There is much greater knowledge that the exorcist must have a team,’ said course organizer Father Luis Ramirez.

Pope Francis praises courage of 23-year-old lay founder of mission society

May 16, 2022 / 09:55 am

Pauline Jaricot, founder of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, will be beatified on May 22.

Pope Francis canonizes 10 new saints of the Catholic Church

May 15, 2022 / 03:00 am

It was the Church’s first canonization since October 2019.

Pope Francis: Family life more tested than ever before

May 13, 2022 / 10:25 am

The pope was speaking to moral theologians.

Charles de Foucauld: The miracle that paved the way for his canonization

May 13, 2022 / 06:44 am

It began with a 50-foot fall inside a French chapel.

Vatican confirms Pope Francis will visit 3 cities in Canada in July

May 13, 2022 / 04:15 am

The pope will visit Edmonton, Quebec City, and Iqaluit on July 24-30.

PHOTOS: Pilgrims honor Mary in St. Peter’s Basilica

May 12, 2022 / 10:02 am

On Wednesdays in May, the basilica is hosting a prayer service honoring Mary.

What you should know about this new Catholic saint from India

May 12, 2022 / 07:17 am

Devasahayam Pillai will be canonized in St. Peter’s Square on May 15.

Pope Francis: Low birth rate is a ‘social emergency’

May 12, 2022 / 05:35 am

‘Italy, Europe, and the West are impoverishing their futures,’ the pope said.

5 things to know about Cardinal Zen

May 11, 2022 / 11:05 am

The 90-year-old cardinal was arrested and released on bail on May 11.

Vatican following news of Cardinal Zen’s arrest ‘with concern’

May 11, 2022 / 09:11 am

The Holy See said it was ‘following the development of the situation with extreme attention.’

Bishop: New Vatican constitution gives value to Catholic bishops’ conferences

May 10, 2022 / 09:05 am

Bishop Marco Mellino was addressing the heads of Vatican dicasteries.