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Miss Charlene Richard, Mr. Auguste “Nonco” Pelafigue, and Lt. Father Verbis Lafleur. (Courtesy of the Diocese of Lafayette)

Saints of the Swamp

CNA Newsroom

Feb 24, 2020

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

In January, the Diocese of Lafayette officially opened the causes for canonization of two Louisiana Catholics, and approved the cause... Read more

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Abortion regret — and redemption

CNA Newsroom

Jan 13, 2020

By Jonah McKeown,Kate Olivera

Patricia Sandoval was 12 years-old when an instructor from Planned Parenthood taught her and her classmates about "safe" sex. After... Read more

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20- Cabernet + Myrrh + Baptism- 20

CNA Newsroom

Jan 6, 2020

By Jonah McKeown,Kate Olivera

We talk with a Trappist monk who helps young monks create incense; we learn about conditional baptisms from a priest... Read more

Circumcision, 1452 by Fra Angelico.

And After 8 Days. . .

CNA Newsroom

Dec 30, 2019

By Jonah McKeown,Kate Olivera

What was the significance of Jesus' circumcision, and of circumcision in general? We talk to priests, theologians and an art... Read more

Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, April 17, 2014. Public domain

CNA Newsroom: The Unlikeliest of Friendships

CNA Newsroom

Dec 16, 2019

By Jonah McKeown,Kate Olivera

Two unlikely friendships...and one friendship so unlikely, it probably wasn't a friendship at all. Read more

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Kringle v. Krampus

CNA Newsroom

Dec 9, 2019

By Jonah McKeown,Kate Olivera

JD Flynn interviews his dad about dressing up as Santa; we look into the life of St. Nicholas; CNA Deutsch... Read more

Nativity scene.

Here Comes Emmanuel

CNA Newsroom

Dec 2, 2019

By Jonah McKeown,Kate Olivera

A Trappist monk named Emmanuel shares his vocation story and gives us a look at how his community celebrates Advent;... Read more

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CNA Newsroom: A Very Catholic Thanksgiving

CNA Newsroom

Nov 25, 2019

By Jonah McKeown,Kate Olivera

EWTN’s Father Mitch Pacwa about his annual Thanksgiving hunting trip. Later in this episode, the founder of Whiffletree Farm in... Read more

Friends lower the casket of Paul Coakley into a grave. Photo courtesy of Ann Fitzgerald.

CNA Newsroom: Prepare to Die

CNA Newsroom

Nov 18, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

What does it mean to have a good death? Read more

Father Emil Kapaun celebrating Mass using the hood of a jeep as his altar, October 7, 1950. Public domain.

CNA Newsroom: We Have Only Done Our Duty

CNA Newsroom

Nov 11, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

Military chaplains dedicate their lives to service of the men and women in the Armed Forces. This Veteran’s Day, we... Read more

The historic shrine chapel of Our Lady of La Leche in St. Augustine, Florida. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of St. Augustine.

CNA Newsroom: A New Queen in St. Augustine

CNA Newsroom

Nov 4, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

The Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche in St. Augustine will be elevated as a National Shrine next year. Read more

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CNA Newsroom: Burning Love

CNA Newsroom

Oct 28, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

This week on CNA Newsroom, we're talking about purgatory. We explore Church teaching on purgatory; purgatory as imagined by the... Read more

The US-Mexico border fence in El Paso, Texas.

CNA Newsroom: "Borderlands"

CNA Newsroom

Oct 21, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

The number of Central American and Mexican migrants crossing the southern border into the United States has slowed to a... Read more

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CNA Newsroom: And You Visited Me

CNA Newsroom

Oct 14, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

The number of people in prison in the U.S. has grown by a factor of five since the 1970s. An... Read more

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CNA Newsroom: "Let's Stick Together"

CNA Newsroom

Oct 7, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

During the years 2015-2017, the divorce rate in one Florida county dropped by nearly one-third. This week on the podcast,... Read more

John Henry Newman by Sir John Everett Millais. Public domain.

CNA Newsroom: Newman’s Own

CNA Newsroom

Sep 30, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman will be canonized October 13. This week on CNA Newsroom, we talk about Newman's life... Read more

Man on a bench.

CNA Newsroom: The Loneliest Episode (Part 2)

CNA Newsroom

Sep 23, 2019

By CNA Staff

Americans aged 65 and older struggle with loneliness and isolation. On this week's episode of CNA Newsroom, we look at... Read more

A rose at the World Trade Center Memorial in New York City.

CNA Newsroom: Our 9/11 Episode

CNA Newsroom

Sep 16, 2019

By CNA Staff

Retired Colonel Anita Raines was in the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Fr. Kevin Madigan was one city block away... Read more

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CNA Newsroom: The Loneliest Episode (Part 1)

CNA Newsroom

Sep 9, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

A July report by YouGov suggested millennials are the loneliest generation - with higher rates of loneliness than both Generation... Read more

American Flag.

CNA Newsroom: If we make a clip show, do we still get paid?

CNA Newsroom

Sep 2, 2019

By Kate Olivera,Jonah McKeown

Happy Labor Day, everybody! This week on CNA Newsroom, we're celebrating work by ... not really doing any work. Read more