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 suppresses Catholic movement, says founder’s ‘revelations’ not supernatural

Jun 30, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The Movimento Apostolico was founded in Italy in 1979

Pope Francis to Lutheran leaders: Jesus feels pain at our divisions

Jun 25, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The pope met with representatives of the Lutheran World Federation.

Vatican asks for donations to Peter’s Pence ahead of annual collection

Jun 25, 2021 / 08:10 am

In 2020, Catholics gave $52.7 million to Peter's Pence -- down 18% from 2019.

Italy’s ‘anti-homophobia’ law: Vatican request sparks Church-state debate

Jun 25, 2021 / 04:45 am

From the prime minister to a famous rapper, Italians are weighing in on the Vatican’s diplomatic intervention.

Cardinal Cupich to conduct visit of Vatican dicastery on behalf of Pope Francis

Jun 24, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The inspection will begin in a few days.

Bill proposing to legalize assisted suicide in Scotland draws criticism

Jun 23, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The content of the bill is expected to be discussed later this year.

Why was Spider-Man at Pope Francis’ general audience?

Jun 23, 2021 / 05:35 am

The man who met the pope dressed as a superhero has a remarkable story of his own.

Cardinal clarifies exceptions to ban on private Masses in St. Peter’s Basilica

Jun 22, 2021 / 12:00 pm

Cardinal Mauro Gambetti said that requests from groups “with particular and legitimate needs” may be allowed.

Pope Francis to elderly: The Church needs your prayers like ‘a deep breath’

Jun 22, 2021 / 08:30 am

The pope released a message ahead of the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly,

Vatican intervenes in proposed ‘anti-homophobia’ law in Italy

Jun 22, 2021 / 04:35 am

The Vatican believes that the law would violate the freedom of the Catholic Church in Italy.

Argentine Bishop Zanchetta ends Vatican job at APSA

Jun 22, 2021 / 03:35 am

A source said that the bishop finished his service around 10 or more days ago.

Cardinal Tobin appointed member of Vatican’s highest court

Jun 21, 2021 / 09:00 am

Pope Francis 12 new members of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura

Prisoners meet Pope Francis before visiting Vatican Museums

Jun 21, 2021 / 05:05 am

Inmates were accompanied by the prison director, chaplain, and officials.

Gibraltar to hold referendum vote to legalize abortion

Jun 18, 2021 / 06:30 am

The referendum will take place on June 24.

Myanmar military arrest Catholic priest amid crackdown

Jun 18, 2021 / 04:00 am

Fr. Michael Aung Ling was accused of providing food to a civil resistance group.

Religious leaders, scientists to convene at Vatican ahead of climate summit

Jun 17, 2021 / 08:00 am

“Faith and Science: Towards COP26” will take place Oct. 4 at the Vatican

Cardinal: Religious freedom will be Europe’s ‘great problem of the future’

Jun 16, 2021 / 13:00 pm

‘We must be on guard,’ said Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich.

Pope Francis appoints ‘ecclesiastical assistant’ for Vatican communications

Jun 16, 2021 / 09:00 am

Fr. Luigi Maria Epicoco, 40, is the author of more than 20 books.

Pope Francis: On the cross, Jesus prayed for you

Jun 16, 2021 / 05:15 am

The general audience marked the pope’s final catechesis on prayer.

Cardinal Tagle chokes up while recalling grandfather’s migration story

Jun 15, 2021 / 09:00 am

The Vatican cardinal said that visiting refugee camps reminded him of his migrant roots.