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 resumes normal schedule one day after fever

May 27, 2023 / 07:09 am

The pope had canceled meetings in the morning May 26 due to a fever.

Pope Francis appoints ‘bishop of the peripheries’ as successor in Buenos Aires

May 26, 2023 / 10:05 am

As a priest, Bishop García Cuerva was a prison chaplain in the province of Buenos Aires and both the diocesan and regional delegates for prison ministry.

Pope Francis has a fever, Vatican spokesman confirms

May 26, 2023 / 07:07 am

The pope’s appointments were canceled Friday because he has a fever.

What is incorruptibility? Here’s what you need to know

May 25, 2023 / 09:33 am

According to Catholic tradition, incorruptible saints give witness to the truth of the resurrection of the body and the life that is to come.

Pope Francis on care for creation: ‘God wants justice to reign’

May 25, 2023 / 08:07 am

Pope Francis has emphasized the importance of the virtue of justice in a message for the upcoming World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.

Vatican auditor to continue to function during sede vacante, Pope Francis rules 

May 24, 2023 / 09:25 am

Pope Francis has established that the auditor general of the Holy See will continue to carry out its tasks during a sede vacante.

Pope Francis: St. Andrew Kim Taegon teaches us ‘we must not give up’

May 24, 2023 / 05:26 am

“No matter how difficult the situation may be ... we must not give up,” Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis: Pray that the Gospel can be freely shared in China

May 24, 2023 / 03:12 am

On May 24, the Catholic Church celebrates the World Day of Prayer for China.

Pope Francis appoints Pennsylvania priest to lead Diocese of Kalamazoo, Michigan

May 23, 2023 / 04:50 am

The Diocese of Kalamazoo, which comprises nine counties in southwest Michigan, has 59 parishes, 21 Catholic schools, and almost 80,000 Catholics.

PHOTOS: Thousands march in Italy’s national ‘Demonstration for Life’

May 20, 2023 / 12:48 pm

The walk May 20 started at Rome’s Piazza della Repubblica and concluded at the square in front of the Basilica of St. John Lateran.

Vatican: Italian cardinal entrusted with Ukraine peace mission

May 20, 2023 / 11:46 am

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi has strong ties to the influential Sant’Egidio Community, which has helped negotiate reconciliation in countries like South Sudan.

Alleged Marian apparitions the subject of new observatory

May 20, 2023 / 08:42 am

The task is not “to judge or intervene in alleged apparitions or phenomena but to study how these events take place,” Sister Daniela del Gaudio said.

Pope Francis approves beatification of priest martyred in World War II

May 20, 2023 / 05:40 am

Father Giuseppe Beotti was one month shy of his 32nd birthday when he was shot by the Germans after refusing to leave his parish despite threats to his life.

Cardinal Ladaria: Truth about humanity and sexuality doesn’t change because of changes in ideology

May 19, 2023 / 14:18 pm

Cardinal Luis Ladaria Ferrer, SJ, prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, gave the opening remarks at a May 19–20 congress on Humanae Vitae.

Judge orders psychiatric treatment for man who forcibly entered Vatican

May 19, 2023 / 10:30 am

The man was taken into Vatican custody on the night of May 18 after driving a car at high speed through a gate at the Vatican.

Rome prepares for 35 million pilgrims during 2025 Jubilee Year

May 18, 2023 / 08:00 am

The Vatican and the city of Rome are expecting an estimated 35 million people to flock to the Eternal City for the 2025 Jubilee Year of Hope.

Abuse victims share ‘wounded heart’ with Pope Francis after bike trek from Germany

May 17, 2023 / 07:33 am

Fifteen abuse victims arrived in Rome this week from Munich to personally urge the pope to heal and prevent sexual abuse in the Church.

Pope Francis issues new constitution for Vatican City State

May 13, 2023 / 11:55 am

The new “Fundamental Law of Vatican City State” will go into effect June 7.

Pope Francis and Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy meet at Vatican

May 13, 2023 / 09:52 am

The May 13 encounter — their first since Russia initiated a full-scale war in Ukraine over 14 months ago — was around 40 minutes long.

Pope Francis laments new euthanasia law in Portugal on feast of Our Lady of Fatima

May 13, 2023 / 07:40 am

“I am very sad, because in the country where Our Lady appeared, a law to kill has been enacted,” Pope Francis said.