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Biden administration sues Texas over Gov. Greg Abbott’s order to halt...

The Biden administration filed a lawsuit July 30 against the state of Texas, trying to stop enforcement of an order aimed at migrants that...

Australian Catholic hospitals call on government to make vaccinations compulsory for...

SYDNEY -- With a national emergency declared in Australia's most populous state, Catholic not-for-profit hospitals called on the Australian government to make vaccinations compulsory...

Trinity Health to require vaccinations by Sept. 21 for employees, contractors

Trinity Health, which includes St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington, is requiring all employees, clinical staff, contractors and those conducting business in its healthcare facilities...

U.S. bishops praise President Joe Biden for committing to 500 million...

WASHINGTON -- The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairman of the USCCB's Committee on International Justice and Peace praised...

Disabled people faced more barriers during COVID-19 pandemic, Vatican agency says

VATICAN CITY — People with disabilities were often overlooked and faced discrimination in various health care policies and practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, said...

Amid hardships of COVID-19 pandemic, group helps seafarers maintain livelihoods

Invisible to those ashore yet instrumental in keeping afloat the comforts of daily life, seafarers have long seeped through the cracks as they straddle...

Religiosity ‘buffers’ some pandemic-related stresses, survey suggests

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on participation in religious services just as it did on workplaces, but a new survey indicates...

Pope Francis to conclude rosary marathon with prayers that Mary undo...

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will conclude the Catholic Church’s monthlong rosary marathon with special prayers to Mary, Undoer of Knots, one of his...

Guest commentary: We need to work together as a church to...

Responding to editors' requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an editorial originally titled: "Navigating new...

Younger students line up for COVID-19 vaccinations at Ursuline Academy

WILMINGTON — The Student Life Center at Ursuline Academy was buzzing with activity on May 20 as the school, in conjunction with the state...

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