Robert DeFrancesco

Robert DeFrancesco is associate publisher of The Catholic Sun and director of Communications for the Diocese of Phoenix. He has been with The Catholic Sun since 2000.

DUBUQUE, Iowa (CNS) -- Kate Mulgrew discovered she had a talent for performance early in life when she read a poem to her class...

Can't make it to Rome for the canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II? You've got options.

The Catholic faithful caught merely a glimpse of their new bishop on Nov. 25, 2003, when he braved the Phoenix media gauntlet for the very first time.

If you're among the 60,000 people who tune in each Sunday for the live broadcast of the Catholic Mass, you are undoubtedly familiar with "Catholics Matter," the weekly interview program that airs each Sunday following the 9 a.m. Mass.

[youtube] Manny Yrique,  featured in a recent article in The Catholic Sun, also visited the set of "Catholics Matter," the Phoenix Diocese's weekly interview-style...

[vimeo 40872937 w=600 h=340] On this edition of Catholics Matter, Fr. Rob Clements welcomes Sherry Boas, Catholic and author of “A Mother’s Bouquet: Rosary Meditations...

BISMARCK, ND -- Dr. Jo Markette and René Ramún Rosales have been named to administrative positions in the Arizona State University (ASU)-University of Mary...

A former East Valley pastor has been officially dismissed from the priesthood, officials for the Diocese of Phoenix announced Feb. 16.


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