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A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com

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A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com

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English


Episodes

May 17, 2021

5/17/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Pope Francis on Sunday pleaded for an end to violence in the Holy Land. Conflict between Israel and Hamas has killed more than one hundred people, including many children. The pope called on local leaders to work toward peace. A Jesuit priest has been appointed the next bishop of...

Duration:00:02:01

May 14, 2021

5/14/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - The Texas Senate passed a heartbeat bill this week. The bill would ban abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can happen as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The bill is headed to Governor Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign it into law. A Catholic university in...

Duration:00:02:10

May 13, 2021

5/13/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - U-S bishops are praying for peace in the Holy Land. Conflict between Israel and Hamas has killed more than 80 people, and has sparked mob violence between Arabs and Jews throughout Israel. Today marks forty years since the attempted assassination of Saint John Paul the Second in...

Duration:00:01:50

May 12, 2021

5/12/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Louisiana will now recognize the anniversary of legalized abortion in the United States as a day of mourning. Citizens will be encouraged to lower their flags to half-staff, on the anniversary of Roe v Wade, which takes place on January 22nd. President Joe Biden will not deliver the...

Duration:00:02:01

May 11, 2021

5/11/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Pope Francis has now formally instituted the new lay ministry of “catechist.” This new ministry is for lay people who have a particular call to serve the Catholic Church as a teacher of the faith. In an apostolic letter released May 11, the pope said that instituted catechists will...

Duration:00:01:37

May 10, 2021

5/10/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - The Vatican has created a working group to study how to separate criminal groups, such as the mafia, from the Catholic Church. The eight-member group will study the excommunication of the mafia, offering support to bishops around the world. The group was created in honor of...

Duration:00:01:50

May 9, 2021

5/9/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Pope Francis spoke at an online Vatican health conference on Saturday, offering his perspective on what it means to be human. The pope talked about the human soul, and human beings’ openness to God. The conference also included speeches from Jane Goodall, Anthony Fauci, Chelsea...

Duration:00:02:02

May 8, 2021

5/8/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Pope Francis has joined a growing number of leaders in calling for a temporary suspension of COVID-19 vaccine intellectual property rights. In a video message for a benefit concert on Saturday, the pope said, quote, “God the Creator instills in our hearts a new and generous spirit...

Duration:00:01:41

May 7, 2021

5/7/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Members of the public will once again be able to attend in-person general audiences with Pope Francis, starting May 12. The audiences went virtual in March 2020, and were briefly held in person again beginning last September. Pilgrims will be required to observe safety measures to...

Duration:00:02:25

May 6, 2021

5/6/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - A fourteenth century reliquary that was stolen from a museum in the 1980s has been recovered. The reliquary, along with ten other sacred artifacts, were found by police in a collector’s home in Italy. The Vatican Museums will now spend the next six months restoring the items, and...

Duration:00:02:58

May 5, 2021

5/5/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Pope Francis has announced his prayer intention for the month of May. This month, the pope is asking Catholics to pray that those responsible for finance will collaborate with governments to regulate financial markets and protect citizens. The pope said in a video announcement that...

Duration:00:01:56

May 4, 2021

5/4/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Pope Francis presided Monday over a consistory, or meeting, of cardinals, during which the cardinals voted to approve the canonizations of seven people. Among the blesseds who will soon be canonized is Devasahayam Pillai, the first lay Catholic in India to be declared a saint. The...

Duration:00:02:14

May 3, 2021

5/3/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - The Vatican's divine worship office has announced the addition of seven new invocations to the Litany of St. Joseph. The new invocations of St. Joseph can be translated in English as Guardian of the Redeemer, Servant of Christ, Minister of Salvation, Support in Difficulties, Patron...

Duration:00:02:18

April 30, 2021

4/30/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Pope Francis will lead a rosary tomorrow to begin a month-long prayer marathon for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pope’s rosary will be broadcast live from Saint Peter’s Basilica at 6 pm Rome time. It has been 100 days since President Joe Biden was sworn into office, and now...

Duration:00:02:09

April 29, 2021

4/29/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Officials of the Roman Curia, may no longer accept personal gifts with a monetary value over forty euros, or $50. The new rule is part of a sweeping new anti-corruption law. Pope Francis created the rule today, in the form of a motu proprio. The new rule appears to be an effort to...

Duration:00:02:13

April 28, 2021

4/28/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Two Catholic dioceses in New York have asked the U-S Supreme Court to hear their case challenging New York’s abortion coverage mandate. The 2017 mandate requires employers to include abortion coverage in their employee health insurance plans. There is a religious exemption to the...

Duration:00:02:24

April 27, 2021

4/27/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Twelve people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of the bishop-elect of a diocese in South Sudan. Three South Sudanese Catholic clerics are reportedly among the suspects. Two armed men attacked the bishop-elect at his residence last weekend. The bishop-elect is now...

Duration:00:02:04

April 26, 2021

4/26/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Pope Francis has declared a blind 14th-century Italian lay Dominican a saint. Margaret of Castello was born blind, and with a severe curvature of her spine. Her parents abandoned her in 1303 at a Catholic shrine, where they had taken her in hopes of a miraculous cure. Later in life,...

Duration:00:02:24

April 23, 2021

4/23/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - Three Catholics, who were kidnapped in Haiti last week have been released. Seven Catholics are still being held for ransom, including two French citizens and the family members of a Haitian priest. The group of Catholics was abducted on April 11, while they traveled to attend the...

Duration:00:02:12

April 22, 2021

4/22/2021
A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - A diocese in Australia is at odds with the Archbishop of Sydney, over a bill related to gender ideology in classrooms. The bill would ban discussion of gender fluidity from the curriculum of local schools. It would also mandate schools to inform parents of all discussions of gender...

Duration:00:02:09