A Philadelphia jury May 13 found Kermit Gosnell guilty of murder in the deaths of three babies born alive during abortions and acquitted him of a fourth similar charge. He also was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death by a drug overdose of a patient who had an abortion.
TEMPE — The newest sorority at Arizona State University saw its first pledge class surrender themselves. These 23 young women didn’t submit to stereotypical stunts, however.
Deacon Ken Kulinowski was born in Buffalo, N.Y., just 22 days after the Nazis invaded Poland. The grandson of Polish-speaking immigrants, Kulinowski attended a Polish national school.
SCOTTSDALE — Parishioners of Blessed Sacrament, which turns 40 next summer, pulled together enough plans and finances in the last three to six months to move ahead with the latest building effort.
Two local pregnancy centers were recognized by the Texas-based Gladney Foundation for their work in promoting adoption.
After teaching at St. Theresa Catholic School for the past 32 years, self-professed third-grade teacher extraordinaire Melissa Allen is permanently turning in her grade book.
Couples from throughout the diocese gathered for the first St. Gerard Mass of Comfort and Hope May 3 at St. Mary’s Basilica. The diocesan Office of Natural Family Planning hosted the liturgy for all those affected by infertility. It happened to coincide with National Infertility Awareness Week.
The sacrament of Holy Orders is the culmination of years of study, prayer, sacrifice and dedication. Prior to entering seminary, the men go through a rigorous course of evaluations through the Vocations Office of the diocese.