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

8 quotes from saints on guardian angels

Oct 2, 2022 / 00:00 am

During the month of October, the Catholic Church celebrates guardian angels.

Catholics converge on DC for a week of prayer and fasting

Sep 30, 2022 / 18:00 pm

The week of prayer and fasting will culminate in the National Rosary Rally at the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 9.

Meet the therapy dog trained by Mercedarian sisters to help the students they serve

Sep 25, 2022 / 10:00 am

Students at Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, are visited twice a week by Gia, an 8-month-old Bernedoodle.

Live Action’s Life Awards Gala celebrates progress made and work still to be done

Sep 24, 2022 / 10:00 am

This year, nearly 500 people gathered on Sept. 17 for the third annual event, the first to be held in a post-Roe America.

Single mom credits maternity home with saving her life 

Sep 17, 2022 / 11:00 am

Danielle Nicholson found herself in a crisis pregnancy when she was 20 years old and turned to the Paul Stefan Foundation in Locust Grove, Virginia, for aid.

Lila Rose drops mic on ‘Dr. Phil’: ‘If it’s not a human life why do you have to kill it?’

Sep 14, 2022 / 10:06 am

The Live Action founder and president said: “Whether you live 10 minutes or 10 years or a hundred years, you’re human life and you have the right to not be killed.”

Pregnant woman with terminal cancer survives, chooses life

Sep 4, 2022 / 09:00 am

Jessica Hanna, a mother of four, was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer when she was 14 weeks pregnant. Several doctors advised her to have an abortion but she declined, choosing life instead. 

New book provides roadmap to pro-life movement’s future

Aug 27, 2022 / 06:00 am

What do you get when you put a pro-life scholar and a pro-life journalist together to write a book? A guide to the future of the pro-life movement and the truth about abortion. 

This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for August 2022

Aug 4, 2022 / 15:12 pm

Pope Francis has asked the Catholic Church to pray for small businesses during the month of August. 

Bishop comes out in support of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh

Jul 29, 2022 / 10:46 am

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh received a tip of the hat from his own bishop for his pro-life remarks.

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh tells team members he would help raise their baby in event of unplanned pregnancy 

Jul 26, 2022 / 11:29 am

After receiving criticism on social media and from college football fans for remarks made at a pro-life event, Michigan Wolverines’ football coach Jim Harbaugh elaborated on his stance. 

A look into America’s oldest Carmelite monastery

Jul 21, 2022 / 16:00 pm

Nestled in the farmland of Port Tobacco, Maryland stands the oldest Carmelite monastery in America. Founded in 1790, the Mount Carmel Monastery was the first Catholic convent for religious women in the U.S.

Meet the high school students going door-to-door in defense of life

Jul 18, 2022 / 19:03 pm

Hannah Joerger and Mara Loughman are hoping Kansas voters will approve the Value Them Both amendment on Aug. 2. 

Should we get rid of daylight saving time and use 'God's clock' instead?

Jul 10, 2022 / 13:56 pm

Studies have linked changing the clocks with foggy thinking and an increase in heart attacks.

Parents of young mother considered for sainthood share powerful testimony at World Meeting of Families

Jun 23, 2022 / 16:47 pm

Chiara Corbella Petrillo rejected any form of cancer treatment that posed a risk to her unborn son.

Why is June the month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus?

Jun 19, 2022 / 12:19 pm

Jesus appeared to Sister Margaret Mary Alacoque in 1673 and began revealing ways to venerate his Sacred Heart.

The oldest man in the world is 113 and prays the rosary twice a day

Jun 8, 2022 / 06:15 am

His name is Juan Vicente Pérez Mora, he’s Venezuelan, and is passionate about his faith.

How do we know if we are listening to God's voice, or our own? This author has some advice

May 14, 2022 / 05:04 am

Discernment is hard. How do we know if the voice we’re listening to is God’s, or our own? 

This Catholic doctor provides care for 1 million people in Sudan, South Sudan

Apr 28, 2022 / 14:51 pm

Sudan and South Sudan are countries currently facing several hardships. After the military staged a coup in Sudan six months ago, the country remains in political and economic turmoil. Its neighbor, South Sudan, faces severe food shortages and a rise in violence.

Singing this song on Holy Thursday can purify your soul (and save you time in Purgatory)

Apr 13, 2022 / 12:39 pm

The “Tantum Ergo” is the last two verses of a Latin hymn written by St. Thomas Aquinas. By singing this beautiful song during adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Holy Thursday, you can receive a plenary indulgence.