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CNA Newsroom: "Saintly Superheroes"

CNA Newsroom

May 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

On this episode of CNA Newsroom, we criss-cross the globe to bring you the story of how— and why— one... Read more

CNA Newsroom: "Running the Race, Keeping the Faith"

CNA Newsroom

Apr 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

What does it mean to be both physically and spiritually fit? Read more

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Ever ancient, ever new

CNA Newsroom

Mar 29, 2021

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

In celebration of Holy Week, CNA's Senior Rome Correspondent Hannah Brockhaus explores a few of the Church's earliest pilgrimage traditions... Read more

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Lent Around the World

CNA Newsroom

Mar 1, 2021

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

This week on the CNA Newsroom podcast, we travel to Lebanon, Timor-Leste, Madagascar, El Salvador and China to hear about... Read more

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Make it personal

CNA Newsroom

Feb 15, 2021

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

Last summer, Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh made an important announcement; Saint Benedict the Moor, a historic parish in the... Read more

Fr. Jim Wehner and seminarians from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans celebrate Mass along the route of the Endymion parade. (Courtesy of Notre Dame Seminary)

Mardi Gras (and all that jazz)

CNA Newsroom

Feb 1, 2021

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

This week on CNA Newsroom, we head south to Louisiana to talk with a few Catholics about the Mardi Gras... Read more

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For God and Country

CNA Newsroom

Jan 19, 2021

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

How ought Christians engage in politics? On the eve of a new presidential administration, we attempt to scratch the surface... Read more

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Taking Back the Year

CNA Newsroom

Jan 11, 2021

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

Catholics share the small and big blessings they experienced in 2020. Read more

A photo of the earth by the crew of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, which entered lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 1968. Credit: NASA/Bill Anders.

The Merriest Little Christmases

CNA Newsroom

Dec 21, 2020

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

This week on CNA Newsroom, we wanted to talk with some people about their own Christmas experiences that might be... Read more

Advent wreath.

Candles Amid the Rubble

CNA Newsroom

Dec 7, 2020

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

We take a look at how the season of Advent can be celebrated - even in the darkest of times. Read more

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It's Still Thanksgiving

CNA Newsroom

Nov 23, 2020

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

This week we revisit an episode that first aired during Nov. 2019, and offer some pandemic-related updates. Read more

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How I Built This for God

CNA Newsroom

Nov 9, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic entrepreneurs talk about how they took their award-winning ideas from an inkling in their mind to a full-blown reality. Read more

Father Christopher Klusman, Director of the Deaf Apostolate for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, speaks in American Sign Language in a church.

More Than Words

CNA Newsroom

Oct 26, 2020

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

The deaf Catholic community in the US is eager for the faith. In this podcast episode, we take a look... Read more

Nun at the prayer vigil for consecrated life in St. Peter's Square , Jan. 28, 2016.

Adventures in Discernment

CNA Newsroom

Oct 12, 2020

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

We bring you the story of two brothers ordained to the priesthood on the same day; a young woman talks... Read more

Christians hold signs as they march on the streets of Abuja during prayer and penance for peace and security in Nigeria on March 1, 2020.

Nigeria's Forgotten Martyrs

CNA Newsroom

Sep 28, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

The persecution of Christians is by no means confined to the Middle East. In Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, to... Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu.

CNA Editor's Desk: "Becciu didn't see this coming"

CNA Newsroom

Sep 25, 2020

By CNA Staff

CNA editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon discuss the resignation of a prominent cardinal, presumably over financial scandal; the Supreme... Read more

A priest surveys the damage caused by ISIS at a Catholic Church in Batnaya, Iraq. Photo courtesy of Stephen Rasche

The Disappearing People

CNA Newsroom

Sep 21, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Now more than ever, Christianity is at risk of disappearing from the Middle East. This week on CNA Newsroom, we... Read more

A helicopter puts out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut on August 4, 2020.

After the Blast

CNA Newsroom

Sep 14, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

In early August, something happened in Lebanon that no one expected— a massive explosion destroyed many of the city's predominantly... Read more

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Back to (home)school

CNA Newsroom

Aug 31, 2020

By Jonah McKeown,Kate Olivera

We talk with a few Catholic schools about how they are approaching in-person and distance education. Then, many families are... Read more

Dog with halo. Original artwork by Sarah McKeown (IG @barahsurns).

All Creatures Great and Small

CNA Newsroom

Aug 24, 2020

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

Most of us associate St. Francis of Assisi with animals. But did you know St. Philip Neri also cared for... Read more