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 names Illinois priest to lead Covington diocese in Kentucky

Jul 13, 2021 / 06:00 am

Bishop-elect John C. Iffert succeeds Bishop Roger J. Foys.

What’s behind a false rumor about Pope Francis resigning ‘in the next few hours’?

Jul 12, 2021 / 16:00 pm

It caused a stir on social media. Here’s where it came from.

Pope Francis will stay longer in hospital, says Vatican

Jul 12, 2021 / 04:50 am

A Vatican spokesman said the pope would remain “a few more days.”

Pope Francis will visit this pilgrimage destination of saints in Slovakia

Jul 9, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The basilica contains a renowned image of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows.

Pope Francis to lead Sunday Angelus from hospital after intestinal surgery

Jul 9, 2021 / 04:30 am

The Vatican said the pope “spent a quiet day with normal clinical progress.”

Holy See to UN: Children should not be ‘collateral victims’ of violence against women

Jul 8, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The Vatican reaffirmed the right to life of “children conceived as a result of sexual violence.”

Sea Sunday 2021: Vatican calls for dignified conditions for maritime workers

Jul 7, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The pandemic has left 400,000 seafarers stranded since September 2020.

Pope Francis grateful for prayers as he recovers from intestinal surgery

Jul 7, 2021 / 04:14 am

The Vatican said the pope’s recovery process was “regular and satisfactory.”

Indicted ex-director of Vatican’s financial watchdog says truth will come out at trial

Jul 6, 2021 / 12:00 pm

Tommaso Di Ruzza is one of 10 people facing a Vatican trial.

Benedict XVI praying ‘fervently’ for Pope Francis’ recovery from surgery

Jul 6, 2021 / 05:00 am

Pope Francis is recuperating at Rome’s Gemelli Hospital.

Updated: Pope Francis ‘well’ after surgery on colon for diverticulitis

Jul 4, 2021 / 08:12 am

Pope Francis has "reacted well" to a scheduled colon surgery he underwent at a Rome hospital on Sunday.

Vatican confirms Pope Francis will visit Slovakia in September 2021

Jul 4, 2021 / 06:05 am

Pope Francis will visit four Slovakian cities from Sept. 12-15.

Why has a Vatican judge ordered Cardinal Becciu and nine others to stand trial?: A CNA explainer

Jul 3, 2021 / 11:50 am

CNA's overview of a Vatican finance trial announced to start later this month.

Cardinal Becciu to stand trial at Vatican for embezzlement and abuse of office

Jul 3, 2021 / 05:30 am

The Vatican court announced it will hold a trial in connection with the Secretariat of State’s purchase of a London investment property.

Pope Francis discusses protection of Christians with Iraqi prime minister

Jul 2, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The pope and Mustafa Al-Kadhimi discussed the importance of protecting the Christian presence in the Middle East.

Report: Secretariat of State official paid by Swiss bank for Vatican accounts

Jul 2, 2021 / 05:00 am

Italian media have reported that the bank gave a lay Vatican official a “finder’s fee.”

Pro-life rallies to be held in cities across Ireland

Jul 1, 2021 / 14:00 pm

The rallies will take place both in-person and online.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of 75-year-old Chicago auxiliary bishop

Jul 1, 2021 / 07:00 am

Bishop John R. Manz celebrated 50 years as a priest and 25 years as a bishop in May.

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for July is for an end to polarization

Jun 30, 2021 / 15:00 pm

“We must flee from social enmity,” the pope said in his monthly prayer video.