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Bishop James D. Conley speaks at the Harvard Catholic Center on September 16, 2012. Courtesy of Fr. Michael E. Drea.

Beauty necessary to restore culture, says Bishop Conley

Oct 4, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Beauty must play a central role in our efforts for evangelization and cultural renewal, because it is a gift from... Read more

Cardinal Donald Wuerl speaks with moderator Bret Baier of Fox News at the John Carroll Society Lecture Sept. 10, 2013.

Cardinal Wuerl: renewal is at heart of New Evangelization

Sep 13, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Catholics today are being called to renew their own faith in order to share the Gospel with the modern world,... Read more

Fr. Robert Barron.

Fr. Barron releases New Evangelization documentary series

Sep 4, 2013

The second installment of the popular “Catholicism” series by Fr. Robert Barron is being released this month, with a focus... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila celebrates Mass for the 20th annniversary of the Denver WYD Aug 15, 2013.

On anniversary, Denver's World Youth Day called a 'blessing'

Aug 19, 2013

By Elise Harris, Carl Bunderson

Twenty years after the 1993 World Youth Day was held in Denver, the archdiocese has been abundantly blessed with much... Read more

The Vatican's Sistine Chapel is prepared in advance of the conclave March 10, 2013.

Before Pope's election, conclave warned of Europe's waning faith

Aug 8, 2013

When Cardinal Prospero Grech delivered a meditation to the cardinal-electors at the beginning of the 2013 conclave, he emphasized the... Read more

Cardinal Francis George of Chicago gives the homily during Mass at the K of C Supreme Convention in San Antonio, TX on August 7, 2013.

Cooperate with gift of grace, exhorts Cardinal George

Aug 8, 2013

By Elise Harris

Through the “miracle of grace,” the faithful are able to be vessels for God’s will, overcoming their earthly desires while... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley speaks at the States Dinner at the Knight's Supreme Convention in San Antonio, Texas on August 6, 2013.

Evangelization blocked by our own 'hesitancy' to convert

Aug 7, 2013

By Elise Harris

The biggest obstacle to the success of the New Evangelization is the reluctance of individual Catholics to let themselves be... Read more

Pope Francis greets the faithful at the Wednesday General Audience on May 8, 2013. Stephen Driscoll/CNA.

World needs courageous Christian missionaries, Pope says

Aug 6, 2013

Pope Francis delivered a strong call to Christians to share the faith in his message for World Mission Day, saying... Read more

Kathryn Jean Lopez.

Use media to spread Gospel, Catholic Voices head says

Aug 5, 2013

Catholics should see the secular media as an opportunity to evangelize and more effectively reach “people who need heroes and... Read more

Fr. Robert Barron.

Priest's new video series links evangelization with beauty

Jul 9, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Father Robert Barron, rector of Mundelein Seminary outside of Chicago, has produced a new video series emphasizing the primacy of... 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: Catholics should live their faith 'all in'

Jun 24, 2013

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has called on Catholics to be “active witnesses” of their faith, taking inspiration from... Read more

Movie aims to spark religious discernment for women

Jun 22, 2013

By Mary Farrow

A new film sprung from the recently launched Imagine Sisters movement in the U.S. hopes to portray the beauty and... Read more

Father Andrew Small, OMI, explains how Pope Francis launched the MISSIO app during a May 17, 2013 interview.

Pope's mission app launch spreads Gospel

May 17, 2013

With the touch of an iPad, Pope Francis became the first pontiff to unlock a new smartphone application and expanded... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the national directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies.

Pope points mission societies toward young churches

May 17, 2013

Pope Francis met this afternoon with the directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies and encouraged them to help “the young... Read more

Archbishop Rino Fisichella speaks to the press at a May 15, 2013 media event on the Church movements weekend.

Church movements bringing 50,000 more than Vatican expected

May 15, 2013

The attendance response to a Pentecost weekend event for Church movements has exceeded the Vatican’s expectations by 50,000 people.  Read more

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