Old Mission
Founded 1804
Capuchin Franciscan
Santa Inés
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Catholic News Media

Catholic News

Vatican News - Official Vatican Network

Catholic News Agency - Founded in continued response to Pope John Paul II’s call for a “New Evangelization,” the Catholic News Agency (CNA) has been, since 2004, one of the fastest growing Catholic news providers to the English speaking world. CNA strives to provide free, up-to-the-minute news affecting the Universal Church, giving particular emphasis to the words of the Holy Father and happenings of the Holy See, to any person with access to the internet. 

Catholic News Service - The mission of Catholic News Service is the mission of the Church itself -- to spread the Gospel through contemporary means of communication. 

Catholic News from EWTN - National, world and Vatican news - sign up to receive News Alerts by email

iHeart Radio - The EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network is available on the industry-leading digital radio service

EWTN Catholic Television - EWTN Global Catholic Network

ESNE a California based Catholic Spanish radio station with television access

Audio Podcasts

Audio podcasts from USCCB - Some of our ministries have  created audio podcasts for download or online listening.

Blogs and Columns

SEIA Blog - up-to-date information about ecumenical and interreligious issues

USCCB Media Blog - Our mission is to present the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to the media, and the media to the bishops. As Media Relations staff at the USCCB, our purpose with this blog will be to report on the activities of the U.S. bishops conference and discuss those matters of the faith and the Church that we encounter in our work, especially as they appear or are discussed in the media.

Catholic News Service Blog - Catholic News Service is a leading agency for religious news. Our mission is to report fully, fairly and freely on the involvement of the church in the world today. CNS staff members and stringers are professional journalists who adhere to ethical practices and standards of the trade.

Entre Amigos - A Blog from a Latino Perspective - “Entre Amigos” is a monthly column with a Latino flavor available in English and Spanish and reflecting the communications style that is typical of Latinos when they are speaking "among friends."

Marriage: Unique for a Reason Blog - This blog is part of the Marriage: Unique for a Reason initiative, which was launched in 2010 to promote education and catechesis on the nature of marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The blog features in-depth examination of the Church's teaching on marriage, news about the Church's efforts to promote and defend marriage, and much more. Readers are invited to subscribe to the blog to receive new posts via email.

Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews - Movie reviews by Catholic News Service and the former Office for Film and Broadcasting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Video Library

Video Library from USCCB, the Vatican, our faith and current topics