Planned Parenthood protests draw 4,700 throughout state

Thousands attended rallies throughout the country in response to a series of undercover videos released by the Center for Medical Progress that showed Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of organs from aborted children.

‘John 17 Movement’ building bridges between Christian communities

Not so very long ago, Catholics and other Christians were less than eager to pray together.

‘Consolers’ walk through valley of grief with those who mourn

Joe Manfreda was in his mid-20s when his father died suddenly from a heart attack. For 30 years, Manfreda buried the grief deep inside himself, unable to even read his father’s death notice.

PHOTOS: Holy Week and Easter Vigil

A look back at how the Catholic faithful celebrated Holy Week and the Easter Vigil.

Sacred oils blessed, priests renew vows at annual Chrism Mass [Updated]

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted blessed the holy oils at the Chrism Mass April 14 that parishes throughout the Diocese of Phoenix will use to baptize and confirm people in the faith during the Easter Vigil and all year long.

Priest says hitching ride on popemobile was invite to hit road for God

When Father Fabian Baez booked his trip to Rome, he didn't have an appointment to meet with the pope, so he gave himself ample time in the Eternal City to be able to arrange some way to see him.

Replica of Michelangelo’s ‘Pieta’ dedicated for St. Vincent de Paul clients

The dining hall at St. Vincent de Paul on at 1075 W. Jackson St. serves 1,500 meals a day to those in need. This setting may be an unlikely place to experience the beauty of a great work of art, but collaboration between the Vatican Observatory, the Catholic Community Foundation and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has brought a replica of Michelangelo’s “Pieta” to the facility.