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French President Emmanuel Macron (left) talks with Henri (right), the 24-year-old known as the "backpack hero," during a meeting with rescue forces at the Haute-Savoie prefecture a day after a mass stabbing in a park in Annecy in the French Alps on June 9, 2023.

French ‘backpack hero’ will be special guest at reopening of Notre Dame Cathedral

Jun 21, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The 24-year-old, praised for stopping a violent attack on a playground, has received a special invitation from French president Emmanuel... Read more

Police officers watch as altar servers enter the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver for the funeral of police officer Eric Talley.

10 heroic Catholic stories from 2021

Dec 30, 2021

By Autumn Jones

The Catholic Church has many heroic individuals, and CNA was fortunate to cover some of their stories this past year.... Read more

Fr. Emil J. Kapaun.

Korean War chaplain slated to receive Medal of Honor

Feb 26, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

A former Kansas Congressman has indicated that Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun will be awarded the Congressional Medal of... Read more