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Black Elk, daughter Lucy Black Elk and wife Anna Brings White. Public Domain.

Native American Catholics focus of Knights of Columbus documentary

May 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

The historical and contemporary witness of Native American Catholics are the subject of a Knights of Columbus-produced documentary set for... Read more

Montserrat “Montse” Alvarado, the host of EWTN News In Depth

EWTN News to launch weekly discussion show

Mar 3, 2021

On Friday, EWTN News will launch a new weekly discussion show “EWTN News In Depth,” covering the intersection of faith... Read more

José Carlos González-Hurtado, president of EWTN Spain.

EWTN Spain to launch on Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Dec 7, 2020

A new EWTN channel in Spain will begin broadcasting television programs Dec. 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.  Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square April 17, 2019.

'I am close to the People of God': Pope startles host with call on live TV

Apr 10, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

“I am close, I am close to you all,” Pope Francis said on Good Friday, making a surprise call-in to... Read more

Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

Archbishop Fulton Sheen to be beatified

Jul 6, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis approved the miracle attributed to Archbishop Fulton Sheen Friday, making possible the American television catechist's beatification.  Read more

English nuns offer free meals – but there's a catch

Oct 19, 2017

A group of religious sisters are offering free meals in a trendy neighborhood of London, but on one condition: the... Read more

Catholic leaders urge extreme caution for new Netflix series

Apr 21, 2017

By Mary Farrow

It’s only been out for a few weeks, but that’s enough time for “13 Reasons Why” to have become the... Read more

Nativity Story Live.

The nativity show from the creators of the Muppets

Sep 15, 2016

By Mary Farrow

Most people know Jim Henson as the man who brought the world the beloved comedic puppet characters known as the... Read more

Sean Bryan, the Papal Ninja. Photo

Meet the Papal Ninja who's taking a hit TV show by storm

Jun 8, 2016

Two minutes and thirty seconds is all it took for Sean Bryan to complete the Los Angeles qualifier round of... Read more

Left to right, Tongayi Chirisa, Adam Goldberg, Jim Gaffigan, Ashley Williams, and Michael Ian Black for the Jim Gaffigan Show. Courtesy of TV Land.

Honestly funny – comedian Jim Gaffigan blends faith, humor in new TV show

Jul 2, 2015

By Adelaide Mena

God and comedy clubs are not generally something most families throw together; then again, most families don’t create a cable... Read more

Disney Channel same-sex couple episode yields protest

Jan 30, 2014

The Disney Channel's recent decision to air its first TV show episode with a same-sex couple has drawn complaints from... Read more

Television Tower (File Photo).

Zambian bishops preparing to launch Catholic television station

Oct 30, 2013

Catholic television is coming to the southern African country of Zambia following years of effort by the Zambian bishops conference.  Read more

Downton Abbey features Hugh Bonneville (center) as Robert Crawley, 7th Earl of Grantham. Photo courtesy of MASTERPIECE.

Conference to study father figures in television

Nov 28, 2012

At an upcoming spring conference, the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross will examine father figures and their portrayal in... Read more