Carlo Acutis

The Latest

The tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy.

Blessed Carlo Acutis’ doctors recall his last days in hospital

Oct 12, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Fifteen-year-old Carlo Acutis died within a week of being diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia, offering his suffering for the pope... Read more

Carlo Acutis.

Millennial and Gen Z Catholics love Carlo Acutis. Here's why

Oct 12, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Blessed Carlo Acutis was beatified on Oct. 10, 2020, and became the first member of the millennial generation to become... Read more

Mattheus (left) holds a photo of Carlo Acutis (right), whose prayers are attributed with the boy's healing.

The miracle attributed to Carlo Acutis' prayers

Oct 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The beatification of Carlo Acutis took place Oct. 10, 2020 after a miracle attributed to his prayers and the grace... Read more

Blessed Carlo Acutis

Who is Carlo Acutis? 10 things you should know about him

Oct 11, 2021

By Francesca Pollio

Who was Blessed Carlo Acutis? Here's what you need to know. Read more

Bl. Carlo Acutis

Bl. Carlo Acutis continues to inspire Catholics via new exhibit, film

Jun 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

He became the first millennial to be declared blessed on Oct. 10, 2020. Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols presents a relic of Bl. Carlo Acutis to Fr. Pat Ryall at Archbishop’s House, Westminster, May 21, 2021.

‘We are delighted to have him back’: Carlo Acutis relics arrive in London

May 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

A relic was given to the church where the future blessed was baptized in 1991. Read more

Bl. Carlo Acutis

New EWTN documentary on Bl. Carlo Acutis available to watch for free

May 7, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A new documentary about Blessed Carlo Acutis, the first millennial to be beatified by the Catholic Church, is available to... Read more

Carlo Acutis.

Cardinal Semeraro: Blessed Carlo Acutis was ‘an authentic apostle of the rosary’

Apr 22, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Acutis became the first millennial to be beatified by the Catholic Church in October 2020. Read more

Carlo Acutis.

Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis to make tour of schools in Argentina

Apr 15, 2021

A relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be displayed for veneration April 18 at a school in Córdoba, Argentina, marking... Read more

The reliquary of Carlo Acutis in Ełk, Poland

Relics of Carlo Acutis brought to Poland in hope of inspiring young Catholics

Mar 17, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Relics of Carlo Acutis can now be found in a cathedral in Poland thanks to the initiative of a youth... Read more

Posters describing Eucharistic miracles are displayed in pews at St. Edmund’s Church.

In time of virtual worship, miracles of Eucharist point to Real Presence

A North Vancouver church might be livestreaming Masses daily, but its pastor is ensuring his flock does not forget the... Read more

Bishop Marcello Semeraro presides over the closing of the tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy, Oct. 19. 2020.

Blessed Carlo Acutis: 41,000 people visited Italian teen’s tomb amid beatification

Oct 20, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

More than 41,000 people visited Bl. Carlo Acutis’ tomb during the 19-day celebration of the Italian teen’s beatification, according to... Read more

The uncovered tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy.

Blessed Carlo Acutis’ tomb closes after extended time of public veneration

Oct 19, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The glass that has allowed pilgrims to view Blessed Carlo Acutis will be permanently covered Monday as the official multi-week... Read more

The tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy.

Public veneration of Blessed Carlo Acutis’ tomb extended as pilgrims flock to Assisi

Oct 14, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The Diocese of Assisi announced Wednesday that the period of public veneration of Blessed Carlo Acutis has been extended until... Read more

Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square during an Angelus address.

Pope Francis says Blessed Carlo Acutis is a model for young people to put God first

Oct 11, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis said Sunday that the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis provides a witness for young people that true happiness... Read more

An image of Carlo Acutis was unveiled at his beatification Mass in Assisi, Italy Oct. 10, 2020.

Beatification of Carlo Acutis: The first millennial to be declared Blessed

Oct 10, 2020

By Courtney Mares

With the beatification of Carlo Acutis in Assisi Saturday, the Catholic Church now has its first “Blessed” who loved Super... Read more

Venerable Carlo Acutis.

Carlo Acutis loved the homeless, St. Francis of Assisi, and souls in purgatory

Oct 7, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Ahead of Carlo Acutis’ beatification this week, people who knew the young computer programmer shared their memories of his love... Read more

The incorruptible body of St. Rita of Cascia (1381-1457).

Carlo Acutis raises question: What does it mean if a saint's body is 'incorrupt'?

Oct 2, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The opening of the tomb of Carlo Acutis in Assisi has sparked interest in the phenomenon of incorruptibility. But what... Read more

Carlo Acutis’ tomb is opened for public veneration in Assisi, Italy, Oct. 1, 2020. Photos courtesy of Assisi diocese.

Tomb of Carlo Acutis is opened for veneration ahead of beatification

Oct 1, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The tomb of Venerable Carlo Acutis was opened for public veneration Thursday ahead of the computer-programming teen’s beatification.   Read more

Carlo Acutis.

Carlo Acutis beatification will be a 17-day celebration in Assisi

Sep 24, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Assisi is celebrating the beatification of computer programming teen Carlo Acutis in October with more than two weeks of liturgies... Read more