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.

Navy commander reverses decision to cancel priests’ contracts for services

The commander of U.S. Navy Region Southwest in San Diego announced late Sept. 8 that for at least the next year, she was reversing her earlier decision to end Catholic services on three Navy bases.

Young people have lessons to teach the church, pope says

Young Catholics are giving the church a valuable lesson in the real meaning of "synodality," Pope Francis wrote.

Pope will sign new encyclical in Assisi Oct. 3

Pope Francis will travel to Assisi Oct. 3 to sign an encyclical on the social, political and economic obligations that flow from a belief that all people are children of God and therefore brothers and sisters to one another.

Solidarity is the antidote to selfishness, exploitation, pope says

The pleasure of seeing other people face to face and not "screen to screen" as COVID-19 restrictions ease clearly demonstrates that people are social beings and need one another, Pope Francis said.