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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

A shot from an Oct. 12, 2012 session of the Synod on Evangelization.

Pope believes Christianity will rekindle in Europe

Oct 16, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI granted a rare interview to the creators of a documentary in which he said that he is... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan at the Synod on Evangelization, Oct. 10, 2012.

Call to New Evangelization is universal, Cardinal Dolan says

Oct 15, 2012

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said at an Oct. 15 press briefing for the ongoing Synod for New Evangelization that all... Read more

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan speaks at a press conference during the 2012 Spring Assembly for the U.S. Catholic Bishops Conference.

Cardinal Dolan sees hope and promise for US evangelism

Oct 12, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York addressed the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization at the Vatican on Oct.... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez gives the homily during the opening Mass for the Fortnight for Freedom. Photo courtesy of Victor Aleman -

Archbishop Gomez's first pastoral letter details evangelization plans

Oct 12, 2012

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles has written his first pastoral letter to his archdiocese, invoking the Catholic history of... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI blesses pilgrims at the Oct. 11, 2012 opening Mass for the Year of Faith.

Pope opens Year of Faith, calls for return to Vatican II documents

Oct 11, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI opened the Year of Faith in Rome with a call for a new evangelization rooted in an... Read more