Conversations on racism with family, friends are key to change, says speaker

The annual Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice, the largest Catholic social justice gathering in the United States, is known for dispensing sharp opinions.

Catholic Health Association weighs in on COVID-19 vaccine

Amid heated discussion and ongoing debate on a COVID-19 vaccine -- how soon it will be available and who should get it -- the Catholic Health Association has a lot to say.

Pope: Time is running out to fix economy, protect the Earth, help the poor

The predominant global economic system is "unsustainable," particularly in its impact on the environment, Pope Francis said.

Bishop Olmsted invites Catholics to join him in praying a 54-day Rosary Novena for...

In a video message to Catholics this week, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted invites Catholics to pray a 54-day Rosary Novena for the nation.

Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

A divided Senate, in a 52-48 vote, confirmed Amy Coney Barrett as a justice for the Supreme Court the evening of Oct. 26 and soon afterward she was sworn in by Justice Clarence Thomas at a White House ceremony.

Popular radio program ‘The Catholic Conversation’ moves to all-podcast format Oct. 3

Relevant Radio has informed the Diocese of Phoenix that it will no longer carry The Catholic Conversation after Sept. 26.

In confirmation hearings, Barrett stresses commitment to ‘rule of law’

On Oct. 13, the second day of confirmation hearings on her Supreme Court nomination, Judge Amy Coney Barrett made a clear distinction between policy preferences and legal precedents in responding to questions from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Cross is sign of God’s love, not superstitious ornament, pope says

Christ's cross is a powerful symbol of God's love for humanity and not just a decoration or trinket, Pope Francis said.

Vatican extends time to obtain full indulgences for souls in purgatory

Plenary or full indulgences traditionally obtained during the first week of November for the souls of the faithful in purgatory can now be gained throughout the entire month of November, the Vatican said.

Two Catholic women judges top short list as possible Supreme Court nominees

Two Catholic women judges are on the short list of possible candidates to fill the vacant Supreme Court justice seat after the Sept. 18 death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.