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Karol Wojtyla with his parents. Photo courtesy of the Dicoese of Krakow.

John Paul II’s mom chose life after her doctor advised an abortion

Oct 22, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Over one hundred years ago on May 18, Emilia Wojtyla gave birth to her second son, Karol, after a difficult... Read more

Samantha and her baby who were helped by the Paul Stefan Foundation

Parents pressured to abort child dedicate lives to helping moms in need

Aug 15, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Doctors recommended that Randy and Evelyn James choose abortion for their baby. Instead, they started an organization to help pregnant... Read more

Alta Fixsler

Alta Fixsler: Family friend says U.K. hospital can remove toddler’s life support ‘any time’

Aug 14, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The Fixsler family is fighting to keep their 2-year-old daughter, Alta, on life support in the U.K. But the Hasidic... Read more

Haitian Cardinal injured after earthquake destroys his residence

Cardinal injured, priest dead after earthquake in Haiti

Aug 14, 2021

By ACI Prensa

Cardinal Chibly Langlois, Bishop of Les Cayes and president of Haiti’s Bishops’ Conference, has been injured, while a Catholic priest... Read more

Dr. Leana Wen, a former president of Planned Parenthood

Ex-Planned Parenthood manager: They don’t ‘refer to any unborn baby as a baby’

Aug 12, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Planned Parenthood blacklists employees who recognize the humanity of the unborn and “does not refer to any unborn baby as... Read more

Crucifix at Mount Lusen in Bavaria Germany/

Catholic apologist debunks ‘Jesus Is a Myth’ argument

Aug 9, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The historical evidence behind Jesus Christ’s existence is “overwhelming,” according to a senior apologist at Catholic Answers.  Read more

Sign at 2021 March for Life

How Did Abortion Become a ‘Woman’s Right’? Legal Scholar Lists 3 Factors

Aug 9, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Modern feminism is “corrupted” by abortion and “eating away at itself,” according to one legal scholar.  Read more

One of the 12 altars for perpetual adoration that represent the “crown of 12 stars” on the Virgin Mary’s head blessed by Pope Francis.

Polish artist designs stunning monstrances with Virgin Mary: ‘Beauty leads to God’

Aug 9, 2021

By Katie Yoder

A Polish artisan and jeweler is hoping that his craft leads people to God. After experiencing a miraculous healing, he... Read more

Lauren Allen, the founder of the Catholic infertility ministry the Fruitful Hollow, with her husband.

Catholic infertility ministry provides community, support

Aug 4, 2021

By Kate Olivera

Lauren Allen always jokes that God hit her over the head with the idea for her Catholic infertility ministry, the... Read more

American Flag.

How Did Catholics Get ‘Under God’ into the Pledge of Allegiance?

Jul 5, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The Pledge of Allegiance didn’t always include the words “under God.” Read more

The best Catholic podcasts of 2021 for your summer

Jul 4, 2021

By Ursula Murua

Podcast listenership took a dip in 2020, as the world ground to a halt because of the coronavirus pandemic. But... Read more

"I Felt the Love of Jesus Pouring Out": Catholics Return to Confession

Jul 4, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Whether they’re returning to confession after the pandemic or after falling away from their faith, Catholics have “no reason for... Read more

A Mass said for the Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage in Rome held Oct. 25, 2014.

Traditional Latin Mass advocates appeal to Pope to protect Summorum Pontificum

Jul 4, 2021

A federation that advocates for the Traditional Latin Mass has appealed to Pope Francis to protect it, for those "within... Read more

Close up from "The Baptism of Christ" (c. 1482) by Pietro Perugino.

Five Quotes to Bring you Closer to Saint John the Baptist

Jun 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

June 24th is the solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Here are five quotes to help you... Read more

CNA’s award-winning podcast celebrates 100 episodes

Jun 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholic News Agency’s award-winning flagship podcast CNA Newsroom is returning to weekly publication, in celebration of its 100th episode. Read more

Why Catholics are reluctant to share their faith... and what to do about it

May 5, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Web of Faith: A Curious Catholic's Answers to Theological Questions brilliantly brings together the two things rank-and-file Catholics are craving:... Read more

Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore J. Cordileone.

Archbishop Cordileone: Catholics supporting abortion should not present themselves for Holy Communion

May 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore J. Cordileone released on May 1, 2021 a pastoral letter about the worthiness required for... Read more

Pope Francis greets then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the Vatican in this April 29, 2016.

Catholics respond to Washington Post article and tweet calling Biden a ‘very Catholic president’

Apr 29, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Prominent Catholics are passionately responding to a recent Washington Post tweet which said “A rising group of right-wing U.S. Catholic... Read more

Sister Stephanie Baliga of the Franciscans of the Eucharist of Chicago runs a marathon on a treadmill in 2020.

Chicago's Running Nun talks about faith and sport

Apr 18, 2021

Through the Chicago marathon, Sister Stephanie Baliga and her team have raised more than $1.1M for her community's outreach to... Read more

Dominique Dawes.

Three-time Olympian shares her conversion story

Apr 17, 2021

By Kate Olivera

Three-time Olympian Dominique Dawes talks about her conversion to the Catholic faith, and how God has been at work in... Read more