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Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Jan. 19, 2021.

Pope Francis: ‘God is not afraid of our sins’

Jan 19, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope made the comment at his general audience. Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta on May 1, 2020, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker.

Pope Francis: There is an urgent need for ‘spiritual fatherhood’ today

Jan 13, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope discussed his devotion to St. Joseph in an interview with L’Osservatore Romano. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Jan. 12, 2021.

Pope Francis prays for workers ‘crushed by an unbearable burden’ in COVID-19 recession

Jan 12, 2022

By CNA Staff

He led a moment’s silence at his general audience. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Jan. 5, 2021.

Pope Francis: Society loses when ‘dogs and cats take the place of children’

Jan 5, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The general audience featured a circus performance. Read more

Pope Francis gives his general audience address Dec. 29, 2021.

Pope Francis: Ask for St. Joseph’s courage to trust in God’s plan

Dec 29, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

When threatened, we all have the possibility of becoming "little Herods," Pope Francis said. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Dec. 15, 2021.

Pope Francis: Learn from St. Joseph to cultivate silence

Dec 15, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope appealed for prayers for Haiti at his general audience. Read more

The relic of the holy cloak of St. Joseph at the Basilica of St. Joseph al Trionfale in Rome.

For the Year of St. Joseph, a look at the relic of his holy cloak in Rome

Dec 7, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Tradition holds that St. Jerome brought the mantle from the Holy Land. Read more

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Pope Francis: St. Joseph shows engaged couples what real love looks like

Dec 1, 2021

By Courtney Mares

‘We need to move from infatuation to mature love,’ the pope said. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Nov. 24, 2021.

Pope Francis: St. Joseph is protecting the Catholic Church

Nov 24, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pope’s general audience address focused on the genealogy of Jesus. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Nov. 17, 2021.

Pope Francis: St. Joseph teaches us to notice the people the world ignores

Nov 17, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pope’s new catechetical cycle is devoted to Jesus’ foster father. Read more

The Knights of Columbus announced the selection of this icon of St. Joseph holding the Child Jesus as the centerpiece of this year's KofC prayer program.

Knights of Columbus announce icon of St Joseph as prayer program's centerpiece

Nov 9, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

As the state deputies of the Knights of Columbus (KofC) gathered for their semi-annual meeting last weekend in Nashville, Tennessee,... Read more

St. Joseph with the Infant Jesus, by Guido Reni

Knights of Columbus release new documentary on St. Joseph

Oct 15, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Knights of Columbus have released a new documentary on St. Joseph, inspired by Pope Francis’s declaration of the Year... Read more

Poland is entrusted to St. Joseph at the National Shrine of St. Joseph in Kalisz, Oct. 7, 2021.

Polish Catholic bishops’ leader entrusts nation to St. Joseph

Oct 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

The act of entrustment took place at the National Shrine of St. Joseph. Read more

St. Joseph and the Christ child.

Saint Joseph Summit begins Thursday

Sep 24, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A California-based ministry, with the support of the Diocese of Orange, is hosting a virtual four-day summit on St. Joseph... Read more

From left to right: Jennifer Baugh, executive director of Young Catholic Professionals; Bishop Edward Burns of Dallas; Dina Dwyer-Owens, former CEO & chairwoman of Neighborly; Jonathan Roumie, actor on 'The Chosen' online series.

Young Catholic Professionals organization to launch five new chapters

Jul 8, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The non-profit organization Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) is expanding, with five more chapters around the country slated to launch by... Read more

"Song of St. Joseph" cover art

This song will debut at the upcoming St. Joseph Summit

Jul 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

The upcoming Saint Joseph Summit will feature the debut of the “Song of Saint Joseph,” a new original song by... Read more

St. Joseph and the Christ Child, by Guido Reni

Upcoming Courage conference to focus on St. Joseph

May 5, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Catholic apostolate Courage International will be focusing its upcoming annual conference on St. Joseph, under the theme “St. Joseph:... Read more

St. Joseph with the Infant Jesus, by Guido Reni.

New online course aims to foster devotion to St. Joseph

May 3, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A new online course to be offered by the Archdiocese of Denver this summer will aim to teach lessons from... Read more

St. Joseph carrying the Child Jesus on the left arm by Pieter van Lint.

Vatican adds seven invocations to Litany of St. Joseph

May 1, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Congregation for Divine Worship said "it appeared opportune to update the Litany in honor of Saint Joseph, approved by... Read more

A detail from St. Joseph with the Child, by Francesco Conti (1681–1760)

With 'message of hope,' consecration of California to St. Joseph coming to multiple churches

Apr 30, 2021

“In these very difficult times, we need a message of hope, and all families, marriages, men, women, children, bishops, priests,... Read more