In 2008, 53-year-old Randy Stroup applied to the state of Oregon for cancer treatment. It was refused, but he was offered legally assisted suicide, which is also legal now in Washington, Montana and Vermont.
Grant Goodman, a Brophy College Preparatory graduate and one-time parishioner at Corpus Christi in Ahwatukee, is following the lead of St. Francis of Assisi. He joined the Cap Corps and is serving at a U.S. school that focuses on environmental justice and sustainability.
With the fall semester well underway, athletes at local Catholic schools are taking to the court, field and sidelines — can't forget spiritline — many nights a week. Take a look at related headlines including when to catch one game on TV.
Fr. Timothy Hirten was a political science major and basketball star of the '70s at Franciscan University of Steubenville. He went on to play for several teams in several countries then pursued the priesthood and double duty as a military chaplain.
Vinhson Nguyen, a seminarian for the Diocese of Phoenix, recently moved to Rome to finish preparing for the priesthood. Take a look at some orientation photos. Plus, connect to bios of all of our seminarians including many of the 12 new ones.