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The reliquary of Carlo Acutis in Ełk, Poland

Relics of Carlo Acutis brought to Poland in hope of inspiring young Catholics

Relics of Carlo Acutis can now be found in a cathedral in Poland thanks to the initiative of a youth... Read more

Posters describing Eucharistic miracles are displayed in pews at St. Edmund’s Church.

In time of virtual worship, miracles of Eucharist point to Real Presence

A North Vancouver church might be livestreaming Masses daily, but its pastor is ensuring his flock does not forget the... Read more

Bishop Marcello Semeraro presides over the closing of the tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy, Oct. 19. 2020.

Blessed Carlo Acutis: 41,000 people visited Italian teen’s tomb amid beatification

More than 41,000 people visited Bl. Carlo Acutis’ tomb during the 19-day celebration of the Italian teen’s beatification, according to... Read more

The uncovered tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy.

Blessed Carlo Acutis’ tomb closes after extended time of public veneration

The glass that has allowed pilgrims to view Blessed Carlo Acutis will be permanently covered Monday as the official multi-week... Read more

The tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy.

Blessed Carlo Acutis’ doctors recall his last days in hospital

Fifteen-year-old Carlo Acutis died within a week of being diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia, offering his suffering for the pope... Read more

The tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy.

Public veneration of Blessed Carlo Acutis’ tomb extended as pilgrims flock to Assisi

The Diocese of Assisi announced Wednesday that the period of public veneration of Blessed Carlo Acutis has been extended until... Read more

Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square during an Angelus address.

Pope Francis says Blessed Carlo Acutis is a model for young people to put God first

Pope Francis said Sunday that the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis provides a witness for young people that true happiness... Read more

Mattheus (left) holds a photo of Carlo Acutis (right), whose prayers are attributed with the boy's healing.

The miracle attributed to Carlo Acutis' prayers

The beatification of Carlo Acutis took place Oct. 10 after a miracle attributed to his prayers and the grace of... Read more

Carlo Acutis in repose.

Who was Carlo Acutis? A CNA Explainer

Who was Carlo Acutis? Here’s what you need to know:  Read more

An image of Carlo Acutis was unveiled at his beatification Mass in Assisi, Italy Oct. 10, 2020.

Beatification of Carlo Acutis: The first millennial to be declared Blessed

With the beatification of Carlo Acutis in Assisi Saturday, the Catholic Church now has its first “Blessed” who loved Super... Read more

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Millennial and Gen Z Catholics love Carlo Acutis. Here's why

Servant of God Carlo Acutis is set to be beatified on Saturday, and will become the first member of the... Read more

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Carlo Acutis loved the homeless, St. Francis of Assisi, and souls in purgatory

Ahead of Carlo Acutis’ beatification this week, people who knew the young computer programmer shared their memories of his love... Read more

The incorruptible body of St. Rita of Cascia (1381-1457).

Carlo Acutis raises question: What does it mean if a saint's body is 'incorrupt'?

The opening of the tomb of Carlo Acutis in Assisi has sparked interest in the phenomenon of incorruptibility. But what... Read more

Carlo Acutis’ tomb is opened for public veneration in Assisi, Italy, Oct. 1, 2020. Photos courtesy of Assisi diocese.

Tomb of Carlo Acutis is opened for veneration ahead of beatification

The tomb of Venerable Carlo Acutis was opened for public veneration Thursday ahead of the computer-programming teen’s beatification.   Read more

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Carlo Acutis beatification will be a 17-day celebration in Assisi

Assisi is celebrating the beatification of computer programming teen Carlo Acutis in October with more than two weeks of liturgies... Read more

Antonia Salzano, mother of Carlo Acutis. Screengrab: EWTN.

Mom of Carlo Acutis: Teen computer whiz was an ‘influencer’ for God

Venerable Carlo Acutis, who will be beatified in Assisi Oct. 10, is an example of a teen who used the... Read more

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Mom of Carlo Acutis says son led her back to the Catholic faith 

While most Catholic mothers pray for their teenage sons, Antonia Acutis has the unique ability to pray to hers, the... Read more

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Beatification date set for computer programming teen Carlo Acutis

Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager and computer programmer who died in 2006, will be beatified October 10 in Assisi,... Read more

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Computer programming teen Carlo Acutis to be beatified 

The Vatican announced Saturday the approval of a miracle attributed to the intercession of Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager... Read more

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Body of venerable teen exhumed, too early to declare incorrupt

The body of Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager and computer programmer, was exhumed this week according to Canon Law,... Read more