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“Roadmap to Reality: Carlo Acutis and Our Digital Age” is a new documentary film exploring the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis and the lessons he offers young people regarding the challenges of the digital world that will be coming to theaters in the spring of 2025.

New film on the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis to hit theaters in 2025

Jul 5, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

“Roadmap to Reality: Carlo Acutis and Our Digital Age” was announced by Castletown Media on July 1 and is expected... Read more

“Sts. Peter and Paul,” Altar of St. Catherine (1465), Schwabach, Germany. Artist unknown.

Peter the Apostle and Paul, the teacher of the Gentiles

Jun 29, 2024

By Rachel Lu

Each man, in a different way, gathered together the one family of Christ and, revered together throughout the world, they... Read more

Statue of St. John the Baptist with golden cross, Charles Bridge, Prague, Czech Republic.

‘Summer Christmas’: Why does the Church celebrate the birthday of St. John the Baptist?

Jun 24, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

Because it falls exactly six months before the solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord, St. John’s birthday is sometimes... Read more

Father Luigi Paliq (left) and Father Gjon Gazulli were declared martyrs by Pope Francis on June 20, 2024.

Pope Francis advances martyred Albanian priests along path to sainthood

Jun 21, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Father Luigj Paliq was murdered in Albania in 1913, and Father Gjon Gazulli was killed in 1927. Read more

Venerable Matt Talbot, an Irishman whose journey from alcoholism to the heights of holiness has inspired many who struggle with addiction, is being considered for sainthood in the Catholic Church. 

From alcoholic to future saint: The inspiring conversion of Ireland’s Matt Talbot 

Jun 19, 2024

By Courtney Mares

Venerable Matt Talbot has inspired many who struggle with addiction and is being considered for sainthood in the Catholic Church.  Read more

Harvard University.

Will Harvard return an alleged third-century relic of St. Sebastian to the Church?

Jun 17, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

The Ivy League university is currently in the process of returning Indigenous human remains in its possession to those with... Read more


10 inspiring Catholic quotes about fatherhood

Jun 15, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Whether you’re writing out a Father’s Day card or pondering the great vocation, here are 10 quotes from Catholic figures... Read more

The body of St. Pio of Pietrelcina.

How Padre Pio overcame suffering with hope

May 25, 2024

By CNA Staff

On the birthday of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, we remember what one of the last journalists to interview him said... Read more

Monument of the Guardian Angel of Portugal apparition to the three little shepherd children of Fatima.

9 things to know and share about Fátima

May 13, 2024

By Jimmy Akin

May 13 is the optional memorial of Our Lady of Fátima, arguably the most prominent approved apparition of the 20th... Read more

Painting of Father Damien De Veuster and images with lepers and his first church on Molokai Island, Hawaii, from Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

The miracle that led to the canonization of St. Damien De Veuster

May 10, 2024

By CNA Staff

In 2008, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints ruled that a Hawaiian woman’s cure from cancer was a miracle... Read more

Edward Burne-Jones, “St. George Kills the Dragon,” 1866

Did St. George really slay a dragon?

Apr 23, 2024

By Kelly Marcum

St. George defied an emperor and stared into the eyes of his torturers and executioner, unyielding in his faith. Read more

Inside St. Frances of Rome Church in Italy on March 9, 2016.

How St. Frances of Rome became the inspiration for ‘a blessing on cars’

Mar 9, 2024

By Elise Harris

Francesca Romana dreamed of becoming a nun but found sanctity in her vocation to marriage and for her service to... Read more

Sts. Perpetua and Felicity.

10 little-known facts about the early visionary St. Perpetua and her companion St. Felicity

Mar 7, 2024

By Jimmy Akin

As the Church celebrates the feast of Sts. Perpetua and Felicity on March 7, here are some interesting things to... Read more

A canon of Saint Peter elevates the relic of the Holy Lance one last time before returning it to its chapel on Feb. 24, 2024.

Vatican unveils the Holy Lance: a solemn tribute to soldier of faith St. Longinus

Mar 1, 2024

By Jacob Stein

The Holy Lance, also known as the Lance of Longinus, was known in Christian tradition as the weapon believed to... Read more

Bishop Thomas Paprocki preaches the opening Mass of the Corpus Christi Priory in Springfield.

What should a Lenten homily be like? God told a saint

Feb 29, 2024

By Abel Camasca

St. Angelo d’Acri (1669–1739) heard a divine voice give him advice on preaching and went on to become known for... Read more

Pilgrims gather in St. Peter's Square for the Angelus on the Solemnity of All Saints, Nov. 1, 2023.

St. Peter Damian, the driving force behind the reform of the Church 1,000 years ago

Feb 21, 2024

By ACI Prensa

This doctor of the Church was simple, firm, and honest in the face of error. Read more

Official portrait of Francisco and Jacinta Marto, designed by Silvia Patricio. Courtesy of the Fatima Shrine.

Francisco and Jacinta: brother and sister saints who were seers at Fatima

Feb 20, 2024

By ACI Prensa

On Feb. 20, the Church celebrates the lives of two children, Francisco and Jacinta Marto, two of the seers of... Read more

St. Josephine Bakhita.

Survivor of human trafficking St. Josephine Bakhita discovered God’s infinite love 

Feb 8, 2024

By ACI Prensa

On the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, we honor the Sudanese-Italian saint Josephine Bakhita. Read more

Pope Francis at the Nagasaki Martyrs’ Monument on Nishizaka Hill Nov. 24, 2019.

The first Mexican-born martyr: a castaway friar who was crucified in Japan 

Feb 5, 2024

By ACI Prensa

Only 25 when he was killed, San Felipe de Jesus — St. Philip of Jesus — is celebrated Feb. 5... Read more

The blessing of throats for St. Blaise’s feast day.

St. Blaise: The bishop who lived in a cave, cured animals, and healed throat ailments

Feb 3, 2024

By ACI Prensa

St. Blaise, celebrated on Feb. 3, was a bishop and martyr from Armenia who today is associated with the healing... Read more