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Cardinal Marc Ouellet presides over the Dec. 9, 2012 opening Mass for the Ecclesia in America Conference.

Cardinal encourages creative Catholic unity across Americas

Dec 10, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, the prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops, opened an international meeting on the Catholic Church in... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI lights one of the largest electronic Christmas trees in Gubbio using a tablet device December 7, 2011.

Pope expected to have 1 million Twitter followers by launch

Dec 6, 2012

The Pontifical Council for Social Communications is expecting one million total followers in eight languages when Pope Benedict issues his... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Evangelization, societal challenges will be focus of Americas summit

Dec 4, 2012

Church leaders from North, Central and South America are meeting in Rome to discuss the New Evangelization across the region... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI rides through St. Peter's Square before his Nov. 7, 2012 general audience.

Pope asks young to heed Jesus' missonary call

Nov 16, 2012

In anticipation of next July’s World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Pope Benedict XVI is challenging young Catholics to... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI addresses his fellow bishops in the Clementine Hall on Nov. 8, 2012.

Pope: World's spiritual poverty heightens need for Christian unity

Nov 15, 2012

Christians must not allow their divisions to keep them from working together to evangelize a world enduring a “crisis of... Read more

Papal Nuncio to the U.S. Archbishop Carlo Vigano addresses the 2012 USCCB Fall Meeting.

Pope's representative calls on US Church for New Evangelization

Nov 13, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

The Church in the United States and its bishops should play a major role in the New Evangelization by presenting... Read more

The USCCB 2012 Fall General Assembly.

Cardinal Dolan calls bishops to conversion at annual meeting

Nov 12, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

The mission of evangelization, which is critical to the calling of every bishop, must begin with penance and interior renewal,... Read more

CARA's Bishops and Bloggers panel. (L-R) Bishop Christopher Coyne of Indianapolis, Rocco Palmo, Mary DeTurris Poust and Terry Mattingly.

Bloggers see opportunity in social media for Catholic Church

Nov 12, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

The rapidly developing world of social media provides new and critically important venues for Church leaders to reach out and... Read more


Plans emerge for Pope's personal Twitter account

Nov 9, 2012

Just after holding the synod on the New Evangelization, Vatican officials say that Pope Benedict XVI will start his own... Read more

Cardinal Donal Wuerl speaks at the Catholic Information Center Nov. 5, 2012.

Cardinal Wuerl says all Catholics called to personal conversion

Nov 7, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

All Catholics are called to participate in the New Evangelization by renewing their own faith so that they can witness... Read more


Pope urges Argentineans to renew zeal for faith

Nov 1, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI sent a message to participants in an Argentinean conference on evangelization, encouraging them to promote the growth... Read more

Cardinal-elect Luis Antonio Tagle at Rome's Pontifical Filipino College on October 29, 2012.

Evangelization more than strategy, cardinal-designate says

Oct 30, 2012

A new cardinal-desginate said he was encouraged by the recent bishops' synod in Rome, which emphasized an encounter with the... Read more

A session of the Synod on the New Evangelization, October 12, 2012.

Evangelization synod hits optimistic note in message to faithful

Oct 26, 2012

The synod of bishops on the New Evangelization released a “message to people of God” Oct. 26, emphasizing hope in... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia celebrates Mass at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica, Oct 20, 2012.

Archbishop Chaput links new saints with New Evangelization

Oct 22, 2012

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia believes that the seven saints who were canonized by Pope Benedict Oct. 21 should... Read more

Jeanne Monahan.

Pro-life activist encourages witnessing in difficult situations

Oct 19, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Witnessing to the Catholic faith can be done in a variety of ways, depending on the situation, but they all... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez speaks with CNA on Oct. 18, 2012 outside the Pope Paul VI Hall.

LA archbishop thinks best ways to reach youth are often old ones

Oct 18, 2012

The New Evangelization needs to reach out to young people using every means available, new and old, Archbishop Jose H.... Read more

Cardinal Wuerl speaks at the Oct. 12, 2012 session of the Synod on New Evangelization in Vatican City.

Synod Fathers calling for 'a new Pentecost,' says Cardinal Wuerl

Oct 18, 2012

Mixing old with new, a progress report on the synod of bishops on the New Evangelization was delivered in Latin,... Read more

One of the Oct. 10, 2012 sessions at the Synod on Evangelisation in Vatican City.

Renewing Ireland requires giving youth hope and truth, bishops say

Oct 17, 2012

Ireland’s delegation to the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization presented ways to re-evangelize a country shaken by abuse... Read more


Saints are example for how to evangelize, Cardinal Amato says

Oct 17, 2012

The head of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints declared saints the “indispensable protagonists” of the New Evangelization, which... Read more

Cardinal Peter K.A. Turkson.

Cardinal apologizes for video perceived as calling Christians to arms

Oct 16, 2012

Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council on Peace and Justice, has apologized for rankling brother bishops with... Read more