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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

Migrants, mostly Haitians, wait in Mexico City to be sent to different migration centers in Puebla, Hidalgo, and Queretaro to obtain their humanitarian visas, which will allow them to continue their journey to the U.S. border ion March 31, 2023.

Miami archbishop slams Biden for ‘unconscionable’ deportation of Haitian refugees

Apr 29, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami is criticizing President Joe Biden for resuming deportations of Haitian refugees, which he called “unconscionable.” Read more

Bishop Robert Brennan blesses the altar at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Brooklyn, New York, with holy water on Nov. 4, 2023, in response to the filming of an indecent music video in the church. Assisting the bishop is Monsignor Joseph Grimaldi, vicar general of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Brooklyn pastor apologizes for provocative music video filmed in church

Nov 7, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

A Brooklyn pastor who was disciplined after he allowed a pop star to shoot a lewd music video in his... Read more

Dominican Father Thomas Joseph White was awarded the title of master of sacred theology by the Dominican Order.

Hillbilly Thomists founding band member granted title of ‘master of sacred theology’

Oct 31, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Father Thomas Joseph White has been awarded the title of master of sacred theology, an accolade that recognizes achievements of... Read more

Bishop Rodrigo Aguilar Martínez of Chiapas, Mexico, with a message of peace.

Church warns that southern Mexico is ‘torn by violence’

Sep 26, 2023

By Diego López Colín

Sept. 23 videos that went viral on social media show a convoy of pickup trucks driving through the streets of... Read more

The Vatican will dedicate a new statue of the patron saint of Korea, St. Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn, at St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023.

Statue of Korea’s patron saint to be permanently installed at St. Peter’s Basilica

Sep 11, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

St. Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn was the first native-Korean priest and one of the country’s earliest martyrs. Read more

Cluster bomb.

Bishop expresses ‘moral concern’ over U.S. provision of cluster munitions to Ukraine

Jul 14, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Defense Department announced last week it would be sending “additional security assistance to meet Ukraine’s critical security and defense... Read more


EWTN News and Franciscan University to host journalism conference on ‘post-truth world’

Mar 8, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The conference, titled “Journalism in a Post-Truth World,” will focus on the mission of Catholics in the journalistic and media... Read more

From left to right: Shannon Mullen, editor-in-chief of the National Catholic Register; Kelsey Wicks, executive director of the ACI Group; and Jeanette De Melo, executive director of the National Catholic Register and Catholic News Agency.

EWTN restructures domestic news outlets, aims to further US and global growth

Jan 31, 2023

By CNA Staff

The strategic realignment includes the announcement of new leadership of Catholic News Agency, ACI Group, and the National Catholic Register. Read more

Father David Michael Moses takes part in UST MAX Studios Great, Big Christmas Show.

Celebrate the joy of the season with ‘The Great Big Christmas Show’

Dec 10, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Join Father David Michael Moses and other Catholic social media personalities on Dec. 12 for this livestreamed Christmas variety show. Read more

Bishop José Ornelas Carvalho.

Pope Francis appoints new Catholic bishop of Fatima

Jan 28, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Bishop José Ornelas Carvalho succeeds 74-year-old Cardinal António Marto. Read more

Shannon Mullen, Editor-in-Chief of Catholic News Agency.

EWTN’s Catholic News Agency names Shannon Mullen as Editor-in-Chief

Jul 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

CNA is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing independent Catholic media outlets. Read more

CNA launches daily Catholic news podcast made for smart speakers

Jun 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholic News Agency has launched a new audio news update, designed specifically for smart speakers.  Read more

CNA’s award-winning podcast celebrates 100 episodes

Jun 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholic News Agency’s award-winning flagship podcast CNA Newsroom is returning to weekly publication, in celebration of its 100th episode. Read more

Damage after the Aug. 4 Beirut explosion.

Knights of Columbus donating $250,000 after Beirut explosion

Aug 25, 2020

The Knights of Columbus is donating $250,000 to aid relief efforts following a massive explosion in Beirut earlier this month.  Read more

Luke Coppen. Courtesy photo.

Editor’s note: Journalist Luke Coppen to join Catholic News Agency

Mar 4, 2020

By JD Flynn

Earlier this week, veteran British journalist Luke Coppen accepted a position as CNA’s Europe Editor.  Read more

Students and young people at Tokyo's Sophia University discuss the Nov. 23-26 2019 visit of Pope Francis to Japan.

Japanese Catholic youth: 'We want to reach people'

Nov 27, 2019

“Most of Japanese people don’t know we exist,” Minori Takeuchi told CNA last week.  Read more

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in the Vatican Library April 4, 2017. Photo courtesy of Clarence House.

UK's Prince Charles praises Cardinal John Henry Newman

Oct 12, 2019

The Prince of Wales said Saturday that the canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman is a cause for celebration among... Read more

Fr. Don Bosco Onyalla, editor of ACI-Africa, stands with the image of Mother Mary Angelica, foundress of EWTN.

EWTN to launch African news agency

May 10, 2019

EWTN Global Catholic Network announced Friday that it will launch a news service for the African continent.    Read more

Catholic Worker Movement women at sexual abuse victims' vigil in Rome Feb. 21, 2019.

Women of Catholic Worker Movement on prayerful pilgrimage for abuse summit

Feb 22, 2019

By Courtney Mares

American women from the Catholic Worker Movement are in Rome this week to pray for the Vatican’s sexual abuse summit... Read more