CNA Columns

An Italian appeal court gave its verdict in a criminal case against two former officials of the Holy See’s Institute for the Works of Religion —... (Read more)
On this episode of the podcast, JD and Ed discuss Pope Francis’ decision not to permit married priests or female deacons in the Amazon region, and... (Read more)
The editors discuss movements in the Catholic Church; the continuing investigation into Bishop Michael Hoeppner of Crookston, Minnesota; the... (Read more)
Recent reports claiming some basis in a leaked draft of the post-Amazonian synod exhortation raised fresh and further fears Pope Francis may  bow... (Read more)
“This is the time of fulfillment.” Those are the first words Jesus speaks to us in the Gospel of Mark. For 14 verses, he says nothing. He meets... (Read more)
One can be forgiven for thinking all of Washington, D.C., has been consumed by impeachment frenzy these past weeks. Look closer, though, and... (Read more)
The selection of new bishops has been a central topic of discussion during the meetings of the C6 Council of Cardinals, tasked with drafting the... (Read more)
Discussion topics this week on the podcast include: the death of a Missouri priest, Fr. Evan Harkins, by suicide; a recap of the March for Life,... (Read more)
Pope Francis has not officially scheduled any trips for 2020. In his traditional new year’s speech to the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy... (Read more)
Who will be the next bishop of Hong Kong? How will President Trump’s presence at the 2020 March for Life affect the march? Will the new archbishop... (Read more)