Francesca Pollio Fenton

Francesca Pollio Fenton

Francesca is the Social Media Manager for Catholic News Agency. She received her degree in Communications with an emphasis in Digital Media from the University of Colorado - Denver.

Articles by Francesca Pollio Fenton

New series hopes to inspire Catholic parents to ‘fully embrace their vocation’

Feb 17, 2024 / 07:00 am

A new series called “The Catholic Parent” helps parents embrace their role as the primary educators of the faith for their children.

Catholic prayer app Hallow makes history in app store 

Feb 16, 2024 / 13:20 pm

Hallow reached the top spot on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, which was the same day its Lent Pray40 prayer challenge started. 

40 Days for Life campaign begins call for prayer and fasting for end to abortion

Feb 14, 2024 / 17:25 pm

The international 40-day campaign seeks to end abortion locally through prayer and fasting, community outreach, and peaceful vigils during the Lenten season.

11 quotes from the saints on love and relationships

Feb 14, 2024 / 07:00 am

In a culture where the family is attacked and love is often confused with lust, it can be hard to know what godly love looks like in a relationship.

When it comes to ‘The Chosen’ Season Four, expect the unexpected

Feb 13, 2024 / 17:00 pm

The first few episodes of the new season of “The Chosen” have been released in theaters and give viewers some emotionally moving moments.

After Super Bowl ad, Catholic prayer app Hallow sees biggest spike in its history

Feb 12, 2024 / 17:45 pm

The 30-second ad was aired in 15 markets across the country and focused on “spending time in prayer with God.”

Catholic prayer app Hallow to air commercial during Super Bowl LVIII

Feb 9, 2024 / 07:00 am

Hallow’s first-ever Super Bowl ad will feature Mark Wahlberg and Jonathan Roumie.

Lent 2024: Catholic resources to help you grow in your faith

Feb 8, 2024 / 06:00 am

This list of Catholic resources can help you grow closer to the Lord this Lenten season.

This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of February

Feb 1, 2024 / 04:00 am

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of February is for the terminally ill. 

How a Catholic school in Colorado celebrates its thriving Hispanic community 

Jan 31, 2024 / 05:00 am

The rise in the Catholic Hispanic population has not only been seen in churches across the country but also in Catholic schools.

Season Four of ‘The Chosen’ gets ‘closer to what we all know is coming,’ creator says

Jan 30, 2024 / 06:00 am

Season Four of the series hits theaters on Feb. 1 and, for the first time, will be shown exclusively in theaters before its release on streaming services.

Bishop Joseph Espaillat: How America’s youngest bishop reaches youth

Jan 28, 2024 / 07:00 am

At 45, Archdiocese of New York Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Espaillat is America’s youngest Catholic bishop.

New film about Mother Cabrini ‘transformative,’ director says

Jan 28, 2024 / 06:00 am

After great box office success with “Sound of Freedom,” Catholic filmmaker Alejandro Monteverde is now telling the remarkable story of Mother Cabrini.

Canadian religious sister Mother Marie-Léonie Paradis cleared for canonization

Jan 25, 2024 / 12:00 pm

Pope Francis signed a decree on Jan. 24 allowing for the canonization of Canadian sister Blessed Marie-Léonie Paradis, founder of the Little Sisters of the Holy Family. 

Live updates from the 2024 March for Life

Jan 19, 2024 / 10:15 am

Follow along here for live updates on the March for Life.

Twin Sisters of Life share their vocation stories prior to Life Fest 

Jan 18, 2024 / 07:00 am

Sisters Pia Jude and Luca Benedict discuss their vocations to religious life as they prepare to speak at the upcoming Life Fest before March for Life 2024.

In new docuseries ‘Jonathan and Jesus,’ actor Jonathan Roumie shares impact of playing Jesus

Jan 16, 2024 / 16:15 pm

The Catholic actor is joined by other notable names in a new four-part docuseries about the role Jesus has played in their lives.

Director Martin Scorsese confirms completion of script for ‘A Life of Jesus’

Jan 15, 2024 / 07:00 am

Scorsese and filmmaker Kent Jones have finished the screenplay and plan to begin shooting the film, based on Shūsaku Endō’s book “A Life of Jesus,” later this year.

How to bless your home on the feast of Epiphany 2024

Jan 6, 2024 / 08:00 am

The letters and numbers used in the traditional Epiphany blessing have great significance. 

Gaza journalist says escalation of war is ‘inevitable’ 

Jan 4, 2024 / 17:20 pm

Gaza-based journalist Akram Al Satarri spoke with “EWTN News Nightly” about the state of the southern area of the Gaza Strip as bombs went off in the background.