CNA Columns

Two words are frequently found on the lips of Pope Francis in his addresses and homilies. One is the word “neo-Pelagian;” the other,... (Read more)
This week marks the 5th anniversary of the pontificate of Pope Francis. He has surprised the Church – and the rest of the world – with his... (Read more)
Defeat on a Senate procedural vote last January of legislation to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy was a great disappointment – genuinely... (Read more)
As a gift to my brother on the occasion of his ordination years ago, I told him that I would offer up all of my speaking engagements in... (Read more)
According to the dictionary, a triptych is “a set of three associated artistic, literary or musical works intended to be appreciated together.”... (Read more)
Praise abounds for Father Roger Landry's engaging book, Plan of Life: Habits to Help You Grow Closer to God. Heavy-hitters in the defense of the... (Read more)
“We are all students of Grisez now.” The man who said that several years ago was a Catholic theologian not generally seen as being a disciple of... (Read more)

From the Bishops

A requiem for God

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Young people fleeing in panic. Shots ringing out. Police swarming the building. Screams. Tears. Anxious parents huddled together. News media... (Read more)
The impending collision of Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day on the calendar this year might seem like an insurmountable conflict to some, and... (Read more)
Some years ago, a woman told a lie about me that caused some serious harm and was tremendously painful to bear. After many months had passed, out... (Read more)