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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

New children’s book blends the genius of two beloved Catholic artists during the season of Resurrection

Book Reviews

Mar 16, 2021

By Jenny Uebbing

Fans of beloved children's illustrator Tomie DePaola will be delighted by this newly released imprint of an Easter title; his... Read more

Book Review: Our Not-Quite-Holy Family

Europe

Mar 2, 2021

By Jenny Uebbing

Most parenting books fall into one of two categories: hopelessly aspirational – these often being written by relatively new parents... 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

Laying #Rules For Engagement in the digital minefield 

Book Reviews

Mar 1, 2021

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I must confess to an interior eye roll when I first picked up the slim, colorful volume emblazoned with the... 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

CNA Editor's Desk: Ed’s Quick Takes on the Week

CNA Editor's Desk

Dec 11, 2020

By CNA Staff

CNA's DC Editor Ed Condon takes the lead on the podcast, giving you the rundown of this week's top stories. ... 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

Saving Catholic Schools

Russell Shaw

Dec 3, 2020

By Russell Shaw

A little over two centuries ago – in 1810, to be precise – a brave, devout woman named Elizabeth Ann... Read more

Baptism.

CNA Editor's Desk: It’s Canonical Big Block of Cheese Day!

CNA Editor's Desk

Nov 25, 2020

By CNA Staff

Editors - and canon lawyers - JD Flynn and Ed Condon take questions from listeners in this special Thanksgiving episode. Questions include... 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