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Bishop Michael J. Sheridan of Colorado Springs (File Photo/CNA).

Marriage is critical for cultural evangelization, bishop stresses

May 10, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

The love of a married couple offers a crucial witness needed for evangelization in the modern world, said Bishop Michael... Read more

Bishop Dominique Rey during an April 23, 2013 interview at the Hotel Columbus in Rome.

Bishop Rey reflects on Pope's liturgy, evangelization connection

Apr 29, 2013

Pope Francis understands the important role the liturgy plays in the New Evangelization and combines it with his own style... Read more

Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez speaks to CNA on April 24, 2013 in Rome.

Church will benefit from Latin America's evangelization history

Apr 26, 2013

Before meeting with the first Latin American Pope on Thursday, Colombian Cardinal Rubén Salazar Gomez said the South American Church... Read more

Pope Francis preaches April 17, 2013 in the chapel of St. Martha's residence.

Without evangelization Church becomes babysitter, Pope warns

Apr 18, 2013

If Catholics do not proclaim Jesus with their lives, then the Church becomes “not the mother, but the babysitter,” Pope... Read more

Russel Shaw.

Author calls for US 'Catholic subculture' to regain identity

Apr 17, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

To counter decades of Catholics becoming absorbed into secular American culture, noted author and journalist Russell Shaw is proposing a... Read more

Father Geno Sylva April 12, 2013 Interview at the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization.

Vatican plans huge pro-life, evangelization gathering

Apr 15, 2013

A major highlight for the Year of Faith will be a two-day celebration in Rome on the Church’s teaching about... Read more

Team Sisters of Mary with Jeff Foxworthy on The American Bible Challenge. Courtesy Grace Hill Media.

Dominican sisters witness through Bible game show appearance

Mar 17, 2013

Three religious sisters are participating in a unique evangelization effort by competing on a Bible trivia game show in hopes... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the College of Cardinals in the Clementine Hall on March 15, 2013.

Pope tells cardinals: discover new ways to evangelize

Mar 15, 2013

Pope Francis urged the College of Cardinals to courageously persevere in finding new ways to evangelize.  Read more

Cardinal Donald Wuerl gives a homily during Mass at tomb of St Peter, January 16, 2011.

Confession key to Church renewal, Cardinal Wuerl reflects

Mar 11, 2013

In a March 10 homily in Rome, Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, D.C. emphasized the importance of the sacrament... Read more

Barbara Nicolosi speaks to CNA in Denver, Colorado on March 2, 2013.

Screenwriter: without beauty, media fails to evangelize

Mar 5, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

The Catholic Church needs to “set the example of beauty” in evangelizing society through media rather than existing as an... Read more

CNA launches blog in time for papal conclave

Mar 1, 2013

Catholic News Agency is announcing the launch of its new blog on March 1, in time to provide enhanced coverage... Read more

\Ryan Topping, author of Rebuilding Catholic Culture.

Theologian says cultural renewal starts with Catechism

Feb 28, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

A U.S. theology professor's new book seeks to revitalize society through the “integrated whole of the Catholic vision,” found in... Read more

Dr. Michael Waldstein speaks on faith and reason Jan. 31, 2013 at the Augustine Institute in Denver.

Theologian calls beauty 'starting point' for faith

Feb 7, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Prominent theologian Dr. Michael Waldstein said that despite the modern world's dismissal of the connection between goodness and truth, the... Read more

Over six thousand young people pack the main ballroom for the SEEK 2013 conference in Orlando.

Fla. Catholic conference energizes thousands of college students

Jan 9, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

The Seek 2013 gathering brought thousands of Catholic college students to Orlando, Florida's Swan and Dolphin Hotel Jan. 2-6, encouraging... Read more

Father Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., preacher to the Papal Household. CNA file photo.

Papal preacher focusing on Church's three big events

Dec 17, 2012

Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher to the Papal Household, is basing his reflections for the Pope and his staff on the... Read more

Cardinal Seán O'Malley at the Ecclesia in America Conference on Dec. 12, 2012.

Boston cardinal emphasizes need for Catholics in politics, media

Dec 17, 2012

Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston says the Church needs more and better prepared Catholic politicians and journalists who can... Read more

Image from ‘Epic’ Commercial.

Catholics Come Home begins Advent 2012 campaigns

Dec 14, 2012

The outreach organization Catholics Come Home has announced new campaigns for Advent and the Year of Faith while launching a... Read more

A shot from the Ecclesia in America Congress on Dec. 10, 2012 in the Vatican's Synod Hall.

Ecclesia in America congress participants leave unified, renewed

Dec 12, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

On the final day of the “Ecclesia in America” international conference, several participants agreed that it was a wonderful experience... Read more

A Canadian pro-life representative and Cardinal Marc Ouellet speak with CNA on Dec. 11, 2012.

Cardinal Ouellet: Cultural renewal in Americas requires Mary's message

Dec 12, 2012

By Carl Bunderson, Alan Holdren

The message of Our Lady of Guadalupe promotes a culture of life and is at the center of the New... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI speaks to participants in the Ecclesia in America conference on Dec. 9, 2012.

Pope calls for renewed missionary spirit in the Americas

Dec 10, 2012

The solution to the issues plaguing the American continent is to renew faith in Christ, Pope Benedict XVI said as... Read more