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

Vatican Becciu investigation: Searches carried out at Sardinian diocese, social cooperative

Jun 11, 2021 / 05:50 am

The searches were carried out in Cardinal Angelo Becciu’s former diocese.

Pope Francis: Rigid priests are a manifestation of clericalism

Jun 10, 2021 / 13:00 pm

“Clericalism is a perversion of the priesthood,” the pope told Italian seminarians.

Fr. Thomas Joseph White named first American rector of Angelicum in Rome

Jun 10, 2021 / 08:51 am

The theologian has taught at the pontifical university attended by St. John Paul II since 2018.

Pope Francis declines Cardinal Marx’s resignation

Jun 10, 2021 / 05:40 am

The pope asked the influential German cardinal to continue as archbishop of Munich and Freising.

Pope Francis: Priests, bishops, and married couples ‘co-responsible’ for the family

Jun 9, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The pope sent a video message to a four-day online meeting on his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia.

Financial watchdog tells Vatican to improve judicial action on crime

Jun 9, 2021 / 10:00 am

The Moneyval report noted improvements to the Vatican’s regulations to fight money laundering.

Cardinal George Pell turns 80, loses right to vote in papal conclave

Jun 8, 2021 / 10:00 am

Cardinal George Pell turned has turned 80 years old, losing his eligibility to vote in a future papal conclave.

Pope Francis to priests: Weakness is a chance for encounter with God

Jun 7, 2021 / 08:06 am

“Strip yourself of your preconceived ideas, your dreams of greatness, your self-affirmation, to put God and people at the center of your daily concerns,” Pope Francis told a group of French priests on Monday.

Polyglot priest beatified after miraculous healing of unborn baby

May 15, 2021 / 07:00 am

Francis Mary of the Cross was declared blessed at a Mass at the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran in Rome.

Pope Francis asks society which it values more: Children or money

May 14, 2021 / 05:00 am

The pope was speaking at “The General State of the Birth Rate” event in Rome.

‘We took the family for granted’: Leaders grapple with Italy’s accelerating birth crisis

May 13, 2021 / 13:00 pm

Pope Francis will attend a May 14 event on the country’s demographic decline.

Vatican abuse trial: Witness testimony gives conflicting view of victim, pre-seminary

May 12, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The Vatican City State’s criminal court heard testimony from five witnesses.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Polish bishop after ‘Vos estis’ investigation

May 12, 2021 / 06:30 am

Bishop Jan Tyrawa was investigated for negligence in handling clerical abuse cases.

Italian broker for Vatican’s London property arrested in UK

May 12, 2021 / 03:30 am

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

Vatican fixes website glitch showing two versions of Catechism

May 11, 2021 / 06:00 am

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

May 10, 2021 / 08:00 am

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

May 10, 2021 / 04:10 am

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

May 7, 2021 / 09:00 am

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

May 6, 2021 / 05:05 am

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

May 5, 2021 / 09:10 am

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