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National Catholic Register Editor-in-Chief Shannon Mullen (left) and Catholic News Agency Editor-in-Chief Ken Oliver (right) flank Jeanette DeMelo (center), the executive director of the two EWTN News properties.

EWTN News divisions shine at 2024 Catholic Media Association awards

Jun 26, 2024

By Gigi Duncan, Ken Oliver-Méndez

The 2024 Catholic Media Association awards saw EWTN News properties garner top honors in 13 categories and 33 total awards.  Read more

Martyred by the Nazis, Dutch St. Titus Brandsma was a journalist who gave his life so that the truths of the faith would not be silenced.

The prayer of a holy journalist before dying for the freedom of the Catholic press

World Press Freedom Day is celebrated every May 3, drawing attention to the importance of free and independent news media. Read more

One of the priests on “The Sacristy of the Vendée”show sparked a firestorm after quipping in February that he prayed that Pope Francis would “go to heaven as soon as possible.”

Priests’ talk show that sparked controversy over Pope Francis remarks now back on YouTube

Apr 25, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Nearly two months ago, the priests featured on the Spanish-language talk show voluntarily suspended the program after a firestorm over... Read more

Pope Francis meets with a delegation from the Society of Catholic Publicists of Germany on the 75th anniversary of its foundation Jan. 4, 2024, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis: Catholic news media can’t be ‘neutral’ in the message they convey

Jan 5, 2024

By Andrés Henríquez

The pontiff made his remarks at a Jan. 4 audience with a delegation from the Society of Catholic Publicists of... Read more

The Oct. 10-16, 2022 edition of the Michigan Catholic Tribune.

UPDATE: ‘Catholic’ newspapers appearing in more states; bishops deny Church backing

Nov 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Pro-Republican newspapers sharing the “Catholic Tribune” name have popped up in several battleground states. Read more

Pope Francis met with members of the Society of Saint Paul on June 18, 2022.

Pope Francis: Follow St. Paul’s wisdom when using tech to spread the Gospel

Jun 18, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope also warned about “disinformation” in today’s media environment. Read more

Pope Francis, pictured in St. Peter’s Square, September 10, 2014.

Pope Francis urges Catholic media to help young tell good from evil

Jun 30, 2020

The world needs media that can help young people to distinguish between good and evil, presenting the facts in a... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Nov. 8, 2017.

'Be a voice of conscience,' pope tells Catholic press

Sep 23, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis told an association of Italian Catholic news agencies Monday to stay close to the Magisterium and to use... Read more

J.D. Flynn, who was announced as CNA's editor-in-chief Aug. 1, 2017.

JD Flynn named new editor-in-chief of Catholic News Agency

Aug 1, 2017

J.D. Flynn, a Catholic commentator currently serving the Diocese of Lincoln, has been named the new editor-in-chief of Catholic News... Read more

Mother Angelica.

Mother Angelica honored by Catholic media for life of service

Jun 3, 2016

Mother Angelica, the nun who founded EWTN, has been posthumously honored for her lifetime achievement in Catholic communications. One of... Read more

Crux partners with Knights of Columbus

Mar 15, 2016

The Catholic news website Crux has announced a partnership with the Knights of Columbus, following the Boston Globe dropping its... Read more

Catholic news site Crux in transition as Boston Globe cuts ties

Mar 11, 2016

The Boston Globe has said it will no longer be running its Catholic news site Crux as of April 1.... Read more

The slow demise of Catholic magazines in Italy

Jul 18, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

A Catholic-inspired magazine that was once a leader in publishing opinions in Church discussions will quit publication by the end... Read more

Recording studio via Unsplash.

Byte-sized faith: Young priests launch new Catholic podcast

Jul 16, 2015

By Jan Bentz, Mary Farrow

Podcasts are arguably the greatest comeback-kids of the internet. Once thought to be slowing fading into oblivion, the boom of... Read more

Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Eternal Word Television Network.

EWTN named religious television station of the year

May 12, 2015

For the third consecutive year, EWTN Global Catholic Network has been awarded the 2015 Gabriel Award for Religious Television Station... Read more

Pope Francis to media: People are more valuable than 'hits'

Dec 15, 2014

By Ann Schneible

Catholics working in media would do well to remember that communications is about informing people – not collecting “hits,” Pope... Read more

LA archdiocese runs CNA news wire service exclusively

Jun 3, 2014

The nation's largest archdiocese, Los Angeles, has chosen Catholic News Agency to provide U.S. and global news for its archdiocesan... Read more

John David Long-Garcia, new editor-in-chief of The Tidings Corp. of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Catholic press shares mission of saving souls, new LA editor says

Feb 4, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

John David Long-Garcia, the new editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles archdiocese’s The Tidings Corp., says he hopes to build on... Read more

Msgr. Dario Eduardo Vigano, director of the Vatican Television Center speaks during the 30th anniversary events.

After 30 years of growth, Vatican's CTV looks to the future

Oct 18, 2013

By Elise Harris

During the anniversary celebrations of the Vatican's CTV network, leaders within the organization expressed great hopes for the future, and... Read more

Archbishop Claudio Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.

Vatican's CTV marks 30 years of service to the Church

Oct 18, 2013

By Elise Harris

The Vatican's leading television network commemorated the 30th anniversary of their foundation by hosting a symposium in Rome in which... Read more