Leonardo Colon

Leonardo Colon

Leonardo Colon served as a digital media specialist for EWTN News until December 2022.

Articles by Leonardo Colon

How an extraordinary healing led to the creation of The National Centre for Padre Pio

Sep 23, 2023 / 04:00 am

The intercession of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, whose feast day is celebrated Sept. 23, has been the source of many alleged miracles over the years.

Author: The arts led me back to the Catholic faith

Dec 10, 2022 / 06:30 am

EWTN News In Depth’s Montse Alvarado recently spoke with Stephen Auth, author of “Pilgrimage to the Museum: Man’s Search for God through Art and Time.”

Vatican conference examines history of 400-year-old Congregation of Propaganda Fide

Nov 19, 2022 / 09:00 am

A three-day conference at the Vatican this week sought to examine the centuries-long history of this department, including its global impact today.

The hope-filled legacy of the first Black priest from the United States

Nov 6, 2022 / 06:00 am

Despite racism and discrimination, Father Augustus Tolton’s legacy of hope and love for God teaches a message from which everyone can learn.

The next generation of sacred music? Gregorian Chant album uses new spatial audio feature

Sep 25, 2022 / 08:00 am

The Benedictine Monks of Clear Creek Abbey in Oklahoma have released a new album of Advent melodies that takes advantage of Apple’s new spatial audio feature.

Catholics in Kazakhstan: few in number but deep in faith

Sep 15, 2022 / 12:33 pm

Despite making up only 1% of the country’s population, Catholics in Kazakhstan are devoted to the Virgin Mary.

How this religious order’s foundress found peace in the Catholic Church

Sep 10, 2022 / 08:00 am

Mother Olga grew up in war-torn Iraq but found peace within the Catholic Church, establishing a new religious order to share Christ’s light with others.

Inside the first Catholic classical school in Austria

Aug 25, 2022 / 04:00 am

EWTN News In-Depth Correspondent Colm Flynn recently visited St. Thomas More School in Austria, which offers a unique, classically-based approach to education for young students.

Vatican Observatory to reopen summer school for aspiring astronomers

Aug 24, 2022 / 16:15 pm

The Vatican Observatory will resume its four-week summer school next June following a pause in operations due to the global pandemic— allowing aspiring astronomers and astrophysicists to get firsthand experience within the field of astronomy.

Kansas archbishop: Catholics should counter pro-abortion ‘bullying’ with truth

Jul 27, 2022 / 15:40 pm

“I think for many of us, it’s been like the Berlin Wall coming down,” Archbishop Joseph Naumann said of Roe being overturned.

This religious community helps impoverished children in Haiti

Jul 6, 2022 / 14:39 pm

After nearly 20 years as a Missionary of Charity, Sister Paësie founded the Kizito Family, a religious community that serves children in a slum in the Haitian capital.

Vatican Observatory astronomer awarded for Galileo article

Jun 4, 2022 / 11:00 am

Chris Graney, an astronomer and historian of science at the Vatican Observatory, was recently given the 2021 Nelson H. Minnich Prize for his work investigating the nuances of the Galileo affair.

Catholic documentary showcases the transformative power of the Eucharist

Apr 30, 2022 / 06:00 am

At the heart of the Church is the Eucharist. The presence of Our Lord’s Body and Blood has the ability to transform lives in a variety of ways, and a new documentary film seeks to illustrate that.

Meet the Franciscan sisters who live (and pray) across the street from an abortion clinic

Feb 27, 2022 / 12:50 pm

The mission of Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent is “to provide a place of prayer and hospitality for pilgrims to whom to witness and pray for life outside of Missouri’s last abortion facility in St. Louis.”

Cooking show is this New Orleans priest's recipe for sharing the faith

Feb 26, 2022 / 10:00 am

Meet Father Robert Cooper, star of a new online cooking series in which he creates various dishes inspired by feast days and celebrations of the Church — from crispy monstrance waffles to teach children about the Eucharist, to seasonal sweets like the Mardi Gras staple King Cake.