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

Why the Stations of the Cross were a daily devotion for Mother Angelica

Mar 25, 2023 / 04:00 am

It is tradition for Catholics to participate in the Stations of the Cross during Lent. But for EWTN foundress Mother Angelica, it was a daily devotion. 

Have you ever wondered what vegans give up for Lent?

Mar 11, 2023 / 05:00 am

Have you ever wondered what vegans give up for Lent?

11 quotes from the saints on love and relationships

Feb 14, 2023 / 09:15 am

In a culture where the family is attacked and love is often confused with lust, it can be hard to know what a godly love looks like among one’s relationships

EWTN exclusive web series ‘James the Less’ promises to be ‘both comic and moving’

Feb 13, 2023 / 14:32 pm

The EWTN exclusive five-episode web series will air Monday through Friday, Feb. 13–17, at 8 p.m. ET on EWTN’s YouTube channel.

CNA talks with Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie about ‘Jesus Revolution,’ March for Life, and more

Feb 12, 2023 / 10:15 am

Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie’s upcoming film “Jesus Revolution” will be released on Feb. 24.

Pope Francis in video message: Human trafficking ‘disfigures’ human dignity

Feb 8, 2023 / 16:30 pm

To commemorate the World Day of Prayer and Reflection Against Human Trafficking, Pope Francis called on young people to affirm the human dignity of others.

Catholic speaker Leah Darrow combines life on the farm with cultivating one’s faith

Jan 28, 2023 / 07:00 am

In a new video series, Darrow welcomes viewers into her home and shares what inspired her family to leave the hustle and bustle of the city for farm life.

Skull of St. Thomas Aquinas unveiled for 700th anniversary of his canonization

Jan 28, 2023 / 05:00 am

The skull of St. Thomas Aquinas has arrived at the Dominican Convent of Toulouse, France, and placed in a new reliquary.

Watch the March for Life in a 30-second video

Jan 23, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Watch the entire march in the same time it takes to say two Our Fathers.

As it happened: The March for Life 2023

Jan 20, 2023 / 07:11 am

This year’s march on Friday, Jan. 20, will be the first March for Life held in a post-Roe America.

‘Catholics Got Talent?’: Competition invites musicians to promote zeal for the Eucharist

Jan 18, 2023 / 16:00 pm

The musical competition is one facet of the multiyear National Eucharistic Revival.

7 things to know about March for Life keynote speaker Jonathan Roumie of ‘The Chosen’

Jan 18, 2023 / 10:21 am

The actor who portrays Jesus on the popular TV series is one of the featured speakers at this year's March for Life in D.C.

Oldest person in the world, French Catholic nun Sister Andre, dies at 118

Jan 17, 2023 / 18:05 pm

Sister Andre Randon, a French nun and the oldest person in the world, has passed away at the age of 118. 

Filming of ‘The Passion of the Christ’ sequel set to begin this spring

Jan 15, 2023 / 10:00 am

The film “The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection” will focus on the days immediately following Christ’s crucifixion.

How one book is helping Catholic parents raise saints through the sleepless nights

Jan 14, 2023 / 10:00 am

Many new parents might not realize how having a baby can affect their spiritual lives. “The Prayer Book for Tired Parents” can help.

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

Jan 10, 2023 / 09:55 am

“I would like to propose that educators add new content to their teaching: fraternity,” the Holy Father said.

Where does the Feast of the 7 Fishes Christmas Eve tradition come from?

Dec 24, 2022 / 10:00 am

The feast stems from the southern part of Italy and spans generations.

Michigan Catholic high school teacher makes it onto ‘Jeopardy!’

Dec 11, 2022 / 07:30 am

While he didn’t make it all the way to the end, the Latin teacher at Sacred Heart Academy in Grand Rapids did score big with his students.

Celebrate the joy of the season with ‘The Great Big Christmas Show’

Dec 10, 2022 / 07:30 am

Join Father David Michael Moses and other Catholic social media personalities on Dec. 12 for this livestreamed Christmas variety show.

This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for December

Dec 1, 2022 / 12:10 pm

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of December is for volunteer not-for-profit organizations.