Pope signs new encyclical in Assisi

Pope Francis signed his new encyclical, "Fratelli Tutti, on Fraternity and Social Friendship," at the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi, source of the document's title and inspiration.

Conversion is a daily battle fueled by grace, pope says

Conversion is an ongoing process that relies on God's endless patience and grace, Pope Francis said.

Catholic officials urge Congress, Trump to adopt new COVID-19 aid bill

Top officials at seven nationwide Catholic organizations called on congressional leaders and President Donald Trump to unite behind a new legislative package to "address the public health and economic crisis facing our country and the global community" caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Longtime Valley broadcaster, voice of Catholic radio in Phoenix to retire 

With the retirement of Michael Dixon, Jennifer Ellis and Andrea Boring will become the new hosts of The Bishop’s Hour.

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.

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.

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 to take his post-pandemic pleas to global stage

Pope Francis is expected to speak about using the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to rethink economic, political and environmental policies in a way that will benefit humanity and the earth.

VIDEO: Bishop Olmsted reflects on the value of a Catholic education

Catholic schools are a great gift for our young people and their parents. Growing up, Bishop Olmsted went to a small country school with just a few students — and he and his family were the only Catholics! It was a good community and he has wonderful memories, but when he experienced Catholic education, upon entering the seminary, he was amazed at the richness of the Catholic intellectual heritage began to realize how much he had missed.

Pope not changing church teaching on gay unions, Secretariat of State says

When Pope Francis spoke about civil unions, he was not changing or challenging "the doctrine of the church, which he has reaffirmed numerous times over the years."