Arizona and New Mexico Catholic Bishops’ statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

In light of increased tensions and speculation over the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA), the Catholic Bishops of Arizona and New Mexico want to reiterate our strong and unwavering support for DACA youth so they do not have to live in fear of deportation.

Mountain West deacons at conference urged to ‘Go Deep’ to reach the faithful, the...

The more you enter into the mind of Christ, the more "your eyes are opened to what’s needed; the people who are hurting, who need help. It gives you a sense of humility; that we’re called to serve,” a Tucson deacon said.

Pope names Arizona Jesuit head of Church jurisdiction in Kyrgyzstan

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has named a 54-year-old Arizona-born Jesuit to be the new head of the Church’s Apostolic Administration of Kyrgyzstan.

Teacher undergoing chemo helps students tackle lessons ‘head’ on

The first few weeks of classes weren't so much about homework as they were about hair, humor and healing.
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USA West Jesuits gather in Phoenix [VIDEO]

Phoenix served as host site for the first USA West Jesuit Gathering at St. Francis Xavier Aug. 18. It celebrated reuniting two former provinces as one.

Catholic Sun guide to #SolarEclipse

It's looking like most of the Phoenix Diocese will experience a 60-something percent viewing of Monday's solar eclipse. The Church nationwide is awaiting it with more joyful hope.

St. John Paul II High School moves toward August 2018 opening

The school office — a temporary trailer — is now open as brick by brick, the permanent St. John Paul II Catholic High School campus begins to take shape.

Newman Centers keep college kids Catholic on campus

There are more than 2,000 Newman Centers serving on university campuses across the country. See the impact they're having on three campuses across Arizona.
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Pope entrusts to Mary victims of disasters, conflict, social tension

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In a week in which natural disasters, war and racial conflicts dominated the headlines, Pope Francis prayed that Mary would bring peace to a divided world.

Novena urged to heal families: Bishop calls faithful to participate in 54-day devotion

At a time when families are suffering because of the sins of abortion, divorce, abuse, pornography and other attacks on the family, Our Lady of Fatima offers a ray of hope through her Son. Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted is calling everyone in the Phoenix Diocese to join him in praying a 54-day Novena to Our Lady of Fatima.