‘Sun’ brings home 10 awards from Catholic Media Conference

The Catholic Sun won first place for reporting on religious liberty and second place for www.catholicsun.org, among eight other honors during the June 19-21 Catholic Media Conference.

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.

‘American Papist’ calls young Catholics to greater pro-life commitment

Don’t hide that your pro-life, Catholic blogger Thomas Peters challenged a crowd of 300 young Catholics gathered Jan. 19.

FOCUS founder visits Arizona State University

Curtis Martin, President and Founder of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), one of the fastest growing movements in the Catholic Church, spoke Oct. 18 at the All Saints Catholic Newman Center at Arizona State University.

Top Catholic business leaders meet for Mass in Phoenix

It was a weekday Mass that drew a top-ranking business-minded crowd the size of a Sunday liturgy, at least 25 priests plus a handful of bishops and archbishops.

Dr. Asher goes to Japan

Christianity in Asia has been a long and bitter struggle. One thinks of St. Francis Xavier, S.J., and many more who will likely never see canonization but are still great heroes of the faith, such as Fr. Robert di Nobili, S.J. in India, Fr. Matteo Ricci, S.J. in China, and Bro. Bento de Goes, S.J., who discovered Cathay and China were the same after an epic journey over the Silk Road.

Catholics mourn unborn in first nationwide remembrance effort

TEMPE — Catholics and others committed to the pro-life cause gathered at more than 100 gravesites and memorial sites for the first National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children Sept. 14.

Diversity Mass displays cultural depth of faith

Proof of a universal Catholic Church could be heard in the 16 languages that shared prayers, readings and songs during the diocesan Cultural Diversity Mass.

Local Catholic headed to Rose Parade’s Donate Life float

Amanda Missildine, a newlywed Catholic, will be making another heartfelt journey Jan. 1 -- this time with her husband watching from the stands. The 26-year-old...

Got Baby? ‘Tot Tank’ inspires drivers

You might have seen him on the road. Fr. Don Kline, pastor of St. Joan of Arc Parish, recently had his car wrapped in a colorful display of baby pictures. The vehicle, dubbed the “Tot Tank,” also advertises GotBaby.org, a website he and his brother created.