Phoenix Catholics travel to San Francisco Walk for Life

“Do not be ashamed to bear your testimony to our Lord, but bear your share of hardship for the Gospel,” said Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.

Charity and Development Appeal is ‘Love that Gives Hope’ to thousands of Arizona’s struggling,...

Love for your diocesan family through stewardship gives hope to its people and ministries in need. One family uses the mnemonic “GPS” — give, pray, and serve — to guide them.

Justice leads to unity, says United Church of Christ leader at ecumenical prayer service

Religious leaders from 14 different faith groups in the Valley gathered for a joint prayer service during the international Week of Christian Unity.

Old Adobe Mission added to National Register of Historic Places

“Our visitors are already up 30 percent from this time last year,” said Fr. Greg Schlarb, pastor of the current Our Lady of Perpetual Help, which oversees the mission. The national distinction should help gain even more exposure.

Catholic education affirmed at annual schools Mass, rally

If a word could sum up a week, most notably its central day, it’d be “joy.” The crowd made up of students, teachers, parents, donors and faculty from throughout the state who filled the Arizona Capitol lawn for a rally Jan. 30 was full of joy for Catholic Schools.

Pope to politicians: Defend the unborn as cornerstones of common good

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Appealing to the world’s leaders and policymakers, Pope Francis called for protecting the unborn and seeing these new lives as people who will bring new beginnings and hope for the future.

East Valley young adult becomes nation’s youngest Sister of Notre Dame de Namur

It wasn't the traditional path toward final vows she expected, but her latest milepost marked a permanent victory.

Pope looks back 800 years to St. Francis’ dialogue with Muslim sultan

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will have St. Francis of Assisi on his mind when he visits Abu Dhabi Feb. 3-5 and Morocco in late March.

Healing prayers, anointing of sick to be offered at Feb. 9 Mass

One man's six spinal surgeries and 11 other operations is nothing compared to many others living with chronic pain and life-threatening illness, said the new president of the Phoenix chapter of the Order of Malta. Their specialty is helping the sick and poor.

Prejudice and Christianity are mutually exclusive, says visiting bishop at MLK Mass

The solution to prejudice is to see each other as a child of God, Bishop Joseph N. Perry told a multiracial congregation at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Mass Jan. 21 at St. Mary’s Basilica.