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Cardinal Péter Erdő.

Cardinal: International Eucharistic Congress hymn helped Catholics survive war and communism

Jun 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Péter Erdő noted that the official hymn’s lyrics date back to 1938. Read more

Pro-life demonstrator in Argentina | Photo: - Unidad Provida

Journalists funded by Planned Parenthood create 'black list' of Argentine pro-lifers

Jun 15, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

On Sunday a group of journalists from Argentina, financed by the International Planned Parenthood Federation, published a "black list” with... Read more

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican’s secretary for relations with states.

Religious leaders, scientists to convene at Vatican ahead of climate summit

Jun 17, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

“Faith and Science: Towards COP26” will take place Oct. 4 at the Vatican Read more

Speaker Pelosi won’t answer if unborn child is a human being at 15 weeks

Jun 18, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday would not say if an unborn child at 15 weeks was a human... Read more


Vatican diplomat: We must ensure that the internet promotes human dignity

Jun 17, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Msgr. Janusz Urbańczyk said the internet must ‘not become a medium that fuels the violation of human rights.’ Read more

Sharonell Fulton

‘Overjoyed’ foster moms react to Supreme Court ruling in their favor 

Jun 17, 2021

The foster moms at the center of the Supreme Court case Fulton v. City of Philadelphia celebrated the high court... Read more

Catholic school students.

$50 million anonymous gift supports students at Los Angeles Catholic schools

Jun 18, 2021

An anonymous donor has given more than $50 million to the Catholic Education Foundation of Los Angeles for financial support... Read more

Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace May 5, 2021.

Pope Francis: Do not forget workers pushed to the margins by pandemic

Jun 17, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis was addressing an International Labor Organization summit. Read more

Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago

Cardinal Cupich: A world without nuclear weapons is ‘not some utopian dream’ 

Jun 15, 2021

Ahead of important international meetings this week, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago urged President Joe Biden and other world leaders... Read more

St. Hedwig’s Cathedral, the cathedral of the Berlin’s Catholic archdiocese.

Berlin Catholic archdiocese releases previously unpublished section of abuse report

Jun 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

Part C of the report presents the personnel files of 61 accused clerics. Read more

Kendrick Castillo and his father, John Castillo

Kendrick Castillo’s killer convicted of murder

Jun 16, 2021

The man who shot and killed Kendrick Castillo was convicted of murder on Tuesday and could face life in prison... Read more

Gibraltar to hold referendum vote to legalize abortion

Jun 18, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The referendum will take place on June 24. Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on June 13, 2021.

Pope Francis: How often do we fixate on our problems rather than bringing them to God?

Jun 20, 2021

By Courtney Mares

In his Angelus message this Sunday, Pope Francis offered a reminder that the Lord wants us to seek his presence... Read more

CNA launches daily news podcast made for smart speakers

Jun 14, 2021

Catholic News Agency has launched a new audio news update, designed specifically for smart speakers.  Read more

Bishop James Wall of Gallup greets parishioners following Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Gallup.

Bishops plan response to Native American Catholics who 'want their voice heard'

Jun 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Native American ministry was an action item for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Thursday, as the relevant subcommittee... Read more

Costa Rican bishop calls Catholics to witness to faith in public life

Jun 17, 2021

By Cynthia Perez

The Bishop of Ciudad Quesada on Tuesday called on the faithful not to hide their faith in private, but to... Read more

Pro-life group files complaint with Small Business Administration over Planned Parenthood PPP loan

Jun 17, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

A pro-life group recently filed a complaint with the U.S. Small Business Administration, alleging that a regional Planned Parenthood affiliate... Read more

The flag of Burma (Myanmar).

Myanmar military arrest Catholic priest amid crackdown

Jun 18, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Fr. Michael Aung Ling was accused of providing food to a civil resistance group. Read more

Louisiana state capitol

Louisiana poised to create window for sex abuse lawsuits

Jun 14, 2021

The Louisiana state legislature last week passed a bill allowing for new lawsuits in old cases of child sex abuse... Read more

Supreme Court again upholds Affordable Care Act

Jun 17, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court once again upheld the Affordable Care Act, in a 7-2 ruling against the latest challenge to the... Read more