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Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

What does the world need? Mercy and love, Pope tells Christians

May 29, 2015

The Catholic Church shouldn’t be afraid of the great changes of the modern world, Pope Francis has said. Rather, the... Read more

Image courtesy of Made for Glory initiative.

UK youth create Advent video calendar

Dec 21, 2014

By Ann Schneible

Made for Glory, a by-the-youth, for-the-youth faith initiative in the UK, has been releasing a video for every day of... Read more

Bishop Otto Separy of Aitape hands over a copy of the new pastoral plan to a family in Goroka. Photo courtesy of Fr. Giorgio Licini.

Papuan bishops launch gameplan to transform society

Oct 9, 2014

At a recent Mass, the bishops of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands revealed a roadmap for pastoral planning to... Read more

NYC, DC prayer breakfasts geared at New Evangelization

Oct 3, 2014

Upcoming prayer breakfasts in New York City and Washington, D.C., seek to inform and equip attendees to be active participants... Read more

Growing the Church through New Media - Transforming Parish Communications by Scot Landry.

Faith on Facebook? Author stresses need for 'digital missionaries'

Oct 2, 2014

Catholic presence in social media is critical in reaching out to those who are lost or distanced from the Church,... Read more

Sr. Cristina on The Voice Italy.

Nun who won Italy's 'The Voice' records first album

Sep 24, 2014

Universal has released a promotional video for the first album by Sister Cristina Scuccia, the Ursuline nun who won first... Read more

Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops, speaks at the Vatican press office, June 26, 2014.

Bishops' synod taking on a less formal tone under Pope Francis

Sep 9, 2014

The upcoming synod of bishops on the family will be set on a more informal tune, the secretary general of... Read more

(L-R) Fr. Michael White, Bishop Peter Ingham and Tom Corcoran at the PROCLAIM conference.

Australian conference seeks to strengthen parish life

Aug 28, 2014

A national New Evangelization conference in Australia last week worked to reinforce parishes as faith communities actively seeking to grow... Read more

Sr. Cristina sings on "The Voice Italy."

Vatican official praises Sr Cristina for going to 'peripheries'

Jul 9, 2014

A priest at the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization has said Sister Cristina Scuccia, who recently won The Voice... Read more

Helen Alvare.

New evangelization must zero-in on poverty, lawyer says

Jun 12, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

The call of Benedict XVI and Pope Francis to connect the issues of poverty and the new evangelization has come... Read more

Tapestry of Pope John Paul II hanging from the facade of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 25, 2014.

JP2's call for new evangelization bears fruit in lay initiatives

May 1, 2014

By Kate Veik

With more than 350 lay missionaries serving on over 80 college campuses, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has... Read more

Helen Osman speaks with CNA during the Ninth Professional Seminar for Church Communications on April 9, 2014.

Expert says social media changes are evangelization opportunity

Apr 15, 2014

By Elise Harris, Kevin J. Jones

The internet and social media have caused major changes in human communication, but also create a “tremendous opportunity” for evangelization,... Read more

Fr. Sergio Tapio Velasco speaks with CNA on February 25, 2014

University course highlights role of media in evangelization

Apr 7, 2014

By Elise Harris

Santa Croce University in Rome is offering a multifaceted communications course, emphasizing the importance of the field for evangelization, and... Read more

Buckfast Abbey in Devon, England, home to the School of the Annunciation.

English new evangelization school consecrated to Mary

Mar 25, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

Marking its patronal feast Tuesday, the School of the Annunciation, a center for the new evangelization in England and Wales,... Read more

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville takes part in a press conference at the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 12, 2013.

Archbishop Kurtz sees 'great thirst' for Christ in US

Feb 25, 2014

By Andrea Gagliarducci, Kate Veik

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, says he has witnessed a strong... Read more

Photo courtesy of St. Paul Street Evangelization.

Street evangelization group finds success in personal encounters

Feb 12, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

A leader with a Michigan-based street evangelization group says that anyone can evangelize simply by fearlessly sharing the truth about... Read more

Fr. Denis Duval participates in a conference on education and the New Evangelization on Jan. 31, 2014

Education should foster freedom, maturity, priest explains

Feb 4, 2014

By Elise Harris

During a special conference exploring the role of education in the New Evangelization, Fr. Denis Biju Duval noted that education... Read more


Bishops urge New Evangelization for Ghana

Nov 20, 2013

The Catholic bishops of Ghana called for “renewed zeal” to spread the Catholic faith, saying all Christians are called to... Read more

Archbishop Tempesta of Rio de Janeiro speaks in Mexico City, Nov. 16, 2013.

Rio archbishop calls for 'missionary disciples' in Americas

Nov 18, 2013

The Church in the Americas will be strengthened only by faithful Catholics whose lives of witness flow from their relationship... Read more

Cardinal Norberto Rivera, Archbishop of Mexico City, incenses an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the start of a conference in Mexico City, Nov. 16, 2013.

Conference highlights Mary as example of evangelization

Nov 17, 2013

Church leaders at a conference in Mexico City emphasized unity and Christ-centered witness, as they discussed Our Lady of Guadalupe's... Read more