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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. Get the latest news about Pope Francis and the Vatican, and much more. This is a service of EWTN News. www.catholicnewsagency.com

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. Get the latest news about Pope Francis and the Vatican, and much more. This is a service of EWTN News. 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. Get the latest news about Pope Francis and the Vatican, and much more. This is a service of EWTN News. www.catholicnewsagency.com

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Episodes

Catholic News will return on Monday, May 23

5/19/2022
Catholic News will return on Monday, May 23 after a two-day break. Thank you for listening, and as always you can check out catholicnewsagency.com for the latest news.

Duration:00:00:23

May 18, 2022

5/18/2022
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 - Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun is scheduled to appear in court May 24, according to a report by the British daily The Guardian. Cardinal Zen, the archbishop emeritus of Hong Kong, was arrested May 11 under China’s national security law with at least four others for his role as a...

Duration:00:02:22

May 17, 2022

5/17/2022
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 US Catholic bishops appealed on Monday for “an honest dialogue rooted in Christ” about the “persistent evil of racism” after two mass shootings. The bishops spoke out after a gunman killed 10 people and injured three others on May 14 at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, and a...

Duration:00:02:55

May 16, 2022

5/16/2022
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 - Breaking: The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. [link] Ten people were killed and three others injured Saturday when a teenage gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Authorities...

Duration:00:03:37

May 13, 2022

5/13/2022
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 confirmed on Friday that Pope Francis will visit three cities in Canada during the last week of July. The pope will travel to Edmonton, Quebec City, and Iqaluit on July 24-30. The pope had announced last month that he planned to meet indigenous peoples in Canada this...

Duration:00:03:05

May 12, 2022

5/12/2022
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 Catholic archdiocese in Nigeria on Wednesday announced the death of a priest who was kidnapped in March. The Archdiocese of Kaduna said on May 11 that Father Joseph Akete Bako died more than a month after he was seized on March 8. The 48 year old Bako was kidnapped by bandits...

Duration:00:02:50

May 11, 2022

5/11/2022
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 Catholic charity announced this week that it would fund the restoration of a Ukrainian seminary looted by Russian forces. Aid to the Church in Need said on May 9 that it planned to cover the costs of building repairs and replacing stolen furniture and equipment at the Catholic...

Duration:00:03:09

May 10, 2022

5/10/2022
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 - This weekend, Pope Francis will preside over the canonizations of ten people, the first canonizations to be held in more than two years. Among them are some relatively well-known figures, like Charles de Foucauld, Titus Brandsma, and Devasahayam Pillai. Also being canonized are four...

Duration:00:01:52

May 9, 2022

5/9/2022
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 said on Saturday that the Catholic liturgy should not be “a battleground” for “outdated issues.” Speaking at an audience with the Pontifical Liturgical Institute in the apostolic palace, the pope said that he believes that “every reform creates resistance.” “It’s not...

Duration:00:02:16

May 6, 2022

5/6/2022
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 Catholic diocese in Nigeria has announced “with joy” the release of a priest held captive for 40 days. The Diocese of Zaria in Kaduna State, northern Nigeria, said that Father Felix Zakari Fidson was released on May 3. Father Fidson had been abducted shortly after he left his...

Duration:00:02:08

May 5, 2022

5/5/2022
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 used a wheelchair during a public meeting on Thursday, the first time he has done so publicly since leaving the hospital after colon surgery in July 2021. The 85-year-old pope has had difficulty walking due to a painful torn ligament in his knee. During his recent...

Duration:00:02:31

May 4, 2022

5/4/2022
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 had a medical procedure done on his knee on Tuesday, according to Italian media reports. A Vatican spokesman said that from what he understood about the procedure, “it’s basically an injection.” Pope Francis has been suffering from an inflamed ligament, causing pain in...

Duration:00:03:09

May 3, 2022

5/3/2022
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 US Supreme Court will vote to overturn Roe v Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide, according to draft opinion cited in a news report released Monday evening. “It is time to heed the Constitution and return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected...

Duration:00:01:35

May 2, 2022

5/2/2022
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 - Due to an ongoing struggle with knee pain, Pope Francis on Monday met a group of Catholic pharmacists at his Vatican residence, instead of the apostolic palace. The 85 year old pope has been suffering from an inflamed ligament, causing pain in his right knee and leg. He said on...

Duration:00:02:00

April 29, 2022

4/29/2022
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 asked the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors to produce an annual report on what the Catholic Church is doing around the world to prevent the abuse of minors and vulnerable adults. In an audience at the Vatican on April 29, the pope called on the...

Duration:00:02:55

April 28, 2022

4/28/2022
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 Wednesday appointed Bishop Mark O’Toole to lead two Catholic dioceses in Wales. O’Toole, the 58-year-old bishop of Plymouth, southwest England, will oversee both the Archdiocese of Cardiff and the Diocese of Menevia. The 58 year old Englishman said he looks forward...

Duration:00:02:24

April 27, 2022

4/27/2022
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 urged Catholics on Wednesday to rediscover the Book of Ruth, the Old Testament Bible book which he said offers “valuable teaching on the alliance of the generations.” In his general audience address on April 27, the pope praised the book’s positive depiction of...

Duration:00:02:09

April 26, 2022

4/26/2022
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 urged Sri Lankan authorities on Monday to clarify who was responsible for the bombings that claimed more than 200 lives on Easter Sunday, 2019. The pope made the appeal in an April 25 address to Italy’s Sri Lankan community in St. Peter’s Basilica marking the third...

Duration:00:03:52

April 25, 2022

4/25/2022
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 72-year-old religious sister has been praised for her “extraordinary courage” after she sought to disarm a man stabbing a priest at a Catholic church in Nice, southeastern France. Sister Marie-Claude reportedly intervened after a 31-year-old man entered the Saint-Pierre d’Arene...

Duration:00:01:55

April 22, 2022

4/22/2022
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’ agenda was cleared on Friday for needed medical checkups, a Vatican spokesperson said. Francis, who is 85 years old, has been suffering from pain in his right knee, causing him to take smaller roles in some Vatican liturgies and to remain seated more often. The pope’s...

Duration:00:01:13