CNA Newsroom

This podcast will give you the people behind the headlines, each week. Listen every week for the best Catholic news and Catholic stories. A service of EWTN News.


Ep. 106: Infertility and the power of community

Jul 26, 2021

Three Catholics talk about their infertility, and the online community that has helped them find fruitfulness.

Ep. 105: Meet the Parents

Jul 19, 2021

We talk with the parents of priests and religious about the experience of having a child dedicate themselves to God.

Ep. 104: Home Sweet Home

Jul 12, 2021

Experts talk about the need for legal protections for renters, as the national eviction moratorium ends. A priest discusses the Catholic idea of a right to a decent home. Southern Missouri is one of the areas most affected by the Delta variant of the coronavirus— we talk with the local Catholic Charities about what they’re doing to help. And then, EWTN reporter Colm Flynn brings us the story of Mario Salerno, a Brooklyn landlord who waived an entire month’s rent last year for hundreds of tenants amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Ep. 103: Pride and the Pirate Nun

Jun 28, 2021

Catholics respond to the phenomenon of “Pride Month” and reflect on living out the Church’s teaching amid same-sex attraction. Two Catholics who have same-sex attraction share their stories, and their hopes for their future in the Catholic Church.

Ep. 102: The Great Communion Debate

Jun 21, 2021

We speak with several bishops before and after the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Spring Meeting, with a particular focus on the topic of “Eucharistic Coherence.”

Ep. 101: Blessed are the Peacemakers

Jun 14, 2021

How can people of faith respond to gun violence? We speak to a recent victim of an armed robbery, Bishop Michael Barber of Oakland; hear another bishop’s response to the recent mass shooting in San Jose; and remember Officer Eric Talley, a Catholic father of seven who died heroically responding to a mass shooting in Boulder, CO.

Ep. 100: Celebrating CNA Newsroom

Jun 7, 2021

In celebration of our 100th episode, we take a look back at just a few of our favorite moments from the first 100 episodes of CNA Newsroom. Here’s to 100 more!

Ep. 99: Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Jun 1, 2021

What connection does sleep have to the Catholic faith? We examine an interesting new devotion to the Sleeping St. Joseph, find out why God sometimes communicates in dreams in the Bible, and finally, we’ll read you a bedtime story.

Ep. 98: Body and Blood

May 24, 2021

What actually takes place at the moment of consecration during Mass? Then, we examine a recent Eucharistic miracle in Poland.

Ep. 97: Saintly Superheroes

May 10, 2021

Four decades ago, Marvel produced several religious-themed comic books, including a comic about the life of Pope St. John Paul II. On this episode of CNA Newsroom, we criss-cross the globe to bring you the story of how— and why— one of the world’s biggest comic book companies decided to bring the stories of three beloved saints to the world. This episode first aired in May 2020.