CNA Columns

How Catholic parents can save the world

Book Reviews

Jun 6, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

TAN Books’ "Parents of the Saints," by author Patrick O'Hearn is a great resource for Catholic parents. O'Hearn does not... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court building

The Court and Abortion

Russell Shaw

Jun 3, 2021

By Russell Shaw

The Supreme Court’s announcement that it will consider an abortion case from Mississippi next fall touched off a predictable outpouring... Read more

Sleeping St. Joseph.

CNA Newsroom: Sleep in Heavenly Peace

CNA Newsroom

Jun 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

What connection does sleep have to the Catholic faith? We examine an interesting new devotion to the Sleeping St. Joseph,... Read more

The Master Pyschologist cover

Dr. Guarendi explains how Christ himself is the source of Christian psychology

Book Reviews

Jun 1, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Dr. Ray Guarendi is probably the most sought after Catholic psychologist, not only because of his uncompromised Christian approach to... Read more

The doxology at a Mass in El Paso, Texas, September 2019.

CNA Newsroom: "Body and Blood"

CNA Newsroom

May 24, 2021

By CNA Staff

This week on the podcast, we examine what really happens at the moment of consecration during Mass. And then, travel... Read more

Contagious Faith

Was closing down churches the best Catholic reaction to COVID? Not for a seasoned Catholic journalist

Book Reviews

May 24, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Philip F. Lawler is not only a seasoned Catholic journalist, but a bona fide Catholic polemicist. If you don't know... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass with First Communions in the Church of the Sacred Heart of Rakovsky, Bulgaria on May 6, 2019.

Bishops, Politicians, and Communion

Russell Shaw

May 20, 2021

By Russell Shaw

If you’re seeking evidence of how hard it is for the Church to communicate its message in and to our... Read more

Little Office of Baltimore

Stately, Elevating, Compact: The Little Office of Baltimore can be a big plus for one’s prayer life

Book Reviews

May 11, 2021

By Kelsey Wicks

Tan Books is releasing a newly revised redux of the manual of prayers published by the Third Plenary Council of... Read more

A frame from Marvel's comic book about Pope St. John Paul II.

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

Pope Francis gives his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace April 28, 2021.

The Pope and Populism

Russell Shaw

May 6, 2021

By Russell Shaw

Is Pope Francis a populist? The simple answer is no. A better answer is necessarily more complicated. Read more

The Vulnerary of Christ

The strange, fascinating story of a Catholic book no one should miss

Book Reviews

May 3, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

The story of The Vulnerary of Christ could have been written by a Catholic-friendly Dan Brown. How it ended up... Read more

The Supreme Court of the United States. Credit: Shutterstock

The Supreme Court’s Abortion Mystery

Russell Shaw

Apr 22, 2021

By Russell Shaw

Imagine trying to follow a game whose rules and objectives you don’t know and whose players aren’t letting on. That... Read more

Catholic Stories of Faith and Hope

Catholic Stories of Faith and Hope: How God brings Good out of Suffering

Book Reviews

Apr 19, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Why do bad things happen to good people? It’s a dilemma that has haunted every community that has believed in... 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

Catholic Social Teaching Collection

Want to know more about Catholic Social Teaching? Here’s a primer

Book Reviews

Apr 9, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

A Catholic president who prays the rosary and receives Holy Communion, but opposes fundamental teachings of the Catholic Church has... Read more

Germain Grisez. Courtesy of Mt. St. Mary's University.

Three Philosophers

Russell Shaw

Apr 8, 2021

By Russell Shaw

Intellectual confusion resembling a smog of the mind has been a deadening presence in Catholicism in the years since Vatican... Read more

Annotated Bible

Annotating the Scriptures? This new Bible will provide plenty of room… and inspiration

Book Reviews

Mar 31, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Most of us Catholics have a love relationship with that worn down, annotated, highlighted and dog-eared Bible. That unique Bible... Read more

People holding candles.

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

Holy Mysteries! 12 Investigations into Extraordinary Cases

Book Reviews

Mar 25, 2021

By Jenny Uebbing

A few weeks ago while making the circle around our block, a friendly neighbor lady synched up with the snail’s... Read more

The Future Is Here For American Catholics

Russell Shaw

Mar 25, 2021

By Russell Shaw

Eight years ago I published a book called American Church. The subtitle explained what it was about: “The Remarkable Rise,... Read more