A blue surprise? As Arizona trends toward Biden, Latino voters stand out

For a group that is majority Catholic — and thus often expected to vote primarily against abortion — Latino residents in Arizona largely voted Democrat in this presidential election, helping to turn the state blue for the first time since 1996.

Jesuits urge California governor to protect jobs of hospitality workers during COVID-19

Thousands of hospitality workers are urging California Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign a bill ensuring that those laid off due to the pandemic will be able to return to their jobs when the positions become available. The workers are organizing with the help of Unite Here Local 11, a union that represents 30,000 workers in Southern California and Arizona.

Biden pins his argument to Latino believers on Trump's morals

To Andrés Chong-Qui Torres, growing up in an evangelical Pentecostal household and studying at a Jesuit prep school led him to not only develop "an intense love for the Word of God," but to embrace public service and social justice.

After pushback, US Navy agrees to retain contracts with civilian Catholic priests at California naval bases

The U.S. Navy will retain contracts with civilian Catholic priests at naval bases in California for at least another year, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, said.