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Carlo Acutis: What did he die of and where is he buried?

The tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis in Assisi, Italy. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

ACI Prensa Staff, May 28, 2024 / 16:10 pm (CNA).

The news of the upcoming canonization of Blessed Carlo Acutis has people wanting to know about the circumstances of his death and where his body rests.

From Hinduism to Catholicism: How Blessed Carlo Acutis inspired a man to convert

Rajesh Mohur pictured with Carlo Acutis on the day of his confirmation. / Credit: Photo courtesy of Ignatius Press

Rome Newsroom, May 27, 2024 / 07:00 am (CNA).

The son of a Brahman Hindu priest became a Catholic through young Carlo Acutis’ joyful witness to the Eucharist and his love for the poor.

Cardinal Hollerich: ‘Today we have politicians. Politicians have no convictions’

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, relator general of Synod on Synodality, speaks to the media on June 20, 2023, at the temporary headquarters of the Holy See Press Office in Vatican City. / Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

CNA Deutsch, May 25, 2024 / 07:00 am (CNA).

In a recent interview, the archbishop of Luxembourg discussed the European elections and the dwindling influence of Christianity on politics.

How Padre Pio overcame suffering with hope

The body of St. Pio of Pietrelcina. / Credit: patterned via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

CNA Staff, May 25, 2024 / 04:00 am (CNA).

On the birthday of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, we remember what one of the last journalists to interview him said about the saint.

German bishops praise constitution on 75th anniversary of post-Nazi era

The Reichstag in Berlin, seat of the German federal Parliament. / Credit: Gregor Samimi/Unsplash (CC0)

CNA Newsroom, May 24, 2024 / 15:34 pm (CNA).

German bishops have lauded their country’s constitution as a beacon of freedom as the nation commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Grundgesetz, or Basic Law.

10 things you should know about Blessed Carlo Acutis

Blessed Carlo Acutis. / Credit: Diocese of Assisi

CNA Staff, May 23, 2024 / 15:21 pm (CNA).

Who was Carlo Acutis? Was his body found incorrupt? Was he really a gamer? What did he play? Here are 10 things you should know.

Possible miracle at Lourdes: Almost-blind woman recovers her sight

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ACI Prensa Staff, May 21, 2024 / 16:30 pm (CNA).

The Hospitality of Our Lady of Lourdes of Madrid concluded its 101st pilgrimage on May 19, serving 800 participants, one of whom apparently was cured.

UK plans to end gender ideology in schools, set age-based sex education rules

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CNA Staff, May 21, 2024 / 15:55 pm (CNA).

A proposed update to Relationships, Sex, and Health Education (RSHE) lesson guidance would prohibit schools from teaching that “gender is a spectrum.”

German priests do not support Synodal Way, new study finds

Cardinal Reinhard Marx. / Credit: Rudolf Gehrig/CNA Deutsch

CNA Newsroom, May 21, 2024 / 12:56 pm (CNA).

The study, officially titled “Who Becomes a Priest?”, found that priests are “alienated from the concerns of Church reform,” lead author Matthias Sellmann said May 17.

Spain archbishop on schismatic nuns: ‘I don’t know if they realize the profound consequences’

The schismatic decision of the Poor Clares "seems absolutely wrong to me" but we must see "if it is possible to heal it, cure it, reverse it," said Spanish Archbishop Mario Iceta. / Credit: Archdiocese of Burgos, Spain

ACI Prensa Staff, May 21, 2024 / 12:26 pm (CNA).

Archbishop Mario Iceta of Burgos in Spain noted: “I don’t know if they realize the profound consequences” of their decision.