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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.

Italian broker for Vatican’s London property arrested in UK

The arrest, which took place May 11 in London, was requested by an Italian judge.

Vatican fixes website glitch showing two versions of Catechism

Before it was corrected, the website displayed texts not reflecting recent significant changes to the Catechism.

Pope Francis: The Spiritual Exercises deepen the concept of personal reform

The pope made the comment in a video message for the launch of a book by one his early spiritual mentors.

Vatican creates group to study separating mafia from the Catholic Church

The group is being established in honor of Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge killed by the mafia.

Sainthood cause opened for Filipino priest killed by Islamists in 2000

Fr. Rhoel Gallardo died after being held for 43 days by the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group.

‘Security consultant’ says Cardinal Becciu asked her to compile ‘files’ on Vatican personnel

Cecilia Marogna made the allegation in an interview aired on an Italian investigative news program.

Catholic cycling champion who saved Jews during World War II honored in Assisi

Gino Bartali helped to save more than 800 Jews from Nazi persecution.

Cardinal Ruini sees ‘risk of schism’ in Germany after Vatican ‘no’ to same-sex blessings

“I hope with all my heart that there will not be any schism, and I pray for this,” said the 90-year-old cardinal.

Pope Francis: 'A truly Christian life bears witness to Christ'

"After Jesus ascended to the Father, it is the task of the disciples – it is our task – to continue to proclaim the Gospel in words and in deeds."

'Hope for the future': Pope Francis asks Mary to intercede for end to pandemic

"Mother of Help, welcome us under your mantle and protect us, sustain us in the hour of trial, and ignite in our hearts the light of hope for the future."

Vatican adds seven invocations to Litany of St. Joseph

The Congregation for Divine Worship said "it appeared opportune to update the Litany in honor of Saint Joseph, approved by the Apostolic See in 1909, by integrating seven new invocations..."

Safeguarding expert: Guidelines are ‘in vain’ if not upheld by Church powers

Fr. Hans Zollner, S.J, explains why Rome’s Center for Child Protection is becoming an anthropology institute.

Pope Francis changes law to allow Vatican City court to judge cardinals, bishops

The pope has amended part of a law issued last year regulating the Vatican City’s judicial system.

Vatican accused of investing in companies making ‘morning-after pill’

An Italian investigative news program claimed that the Vatican’s treasury invested millions in pharmaceutical companies.

Cardinal Ladaria: Pastoral care, Church law are not in conflict in marriage cases

The cardinal spoke at a study day devoted to the 2001 instruction Potestas ecclesiae.

Rome’s Center for Child Protection to become Institute of Anthropology

The center was founded in 2012 to provide internet-based training to Catholics anywhere in the world

Pope Francis meets Poor Clare nuns whose monastery was destroyed in 2009 earthquake

Pope Francis on Monday met with a community of Poor Clare nuns, whose abbess died when the roof of their monastery collapsed in an earthquake in 2009.

Pope Francis to hold consistory in last step before canonization of Bl. Charles de Foucauld

The Ordinary Public Consistory is the last step before the canonizations of seven men and women, including French missionary Bl. Charles de Foucauld.

Vatican cardinal: The Armenian genocide is a ‘stain’ of evil on all humanity

Cardinal Sandri said the Armenian genocide forces us to confront the great evils committed in human history and the small evils we commit every day.