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.

New chapel window honors soon-to-be saint

The Diocese of Phoenix has taken the next step toward completing the artwork in the chapel at the Diocesan Pastoral Center.

College Board honors local scholars

The College Board honored dozens of local Catholic school students for academic excellence based on their PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test scores. Five of...

U.S. bishops honor director of Black Catholic Ministry

Long before making Arizona his permanent residence in 2000, Isaiah “Kit” Marshall grew up reading the adventures of Kit Carson as a young boy in Cleveland, Ohio.

Marriage conference encourages couples

Hundreds of couples packed into Founders’ Hall at Xavier College Preparatory Sept. 28 for the first-ever marriage conference organized by the Diocese of Phoenix.

EWTN files second lawsuit against HHS mandate; Alabama is co-plaintiff

EWTN has filed another lawsuit challenging the federal mandate requiring most employers to provide coverage of contraceptives, sterilizations and some abortion-inducing drugs.

In times of trouble, pope says, call on the communion of saints

Trials and doubts are part of everyone's faith journey, "even mine," Pope Francis said, but Christians know they can get through the hard times with help from God, other Christians and those in heaven.

‘Red, White and Blue’ Mass to honor veterans

Arizona is home to more than half a million veterans who comprise roughly 11 percent of the state’s population. Deacon John Scott, who spent 35 years in the military and retired as a major general in 2003, is hoping many of them attend the Mass in their honor Nov. 3 at All Saints Parish in Mesa.

Pope says God never tires of offering sinners eternal life

God never ceases to forgive, offering even the disobedient the chance for eternal life, Pope Francis said.

Panelists recall lessons from last effort to fix immigration problems

The last time Congress attempted a full-blown fix of immigration law in 1986, the major accomplishments were that a few million people won legal status and some employment verification systems were created, but the legislation proved inadequate to repair systemic problems, according to panelists at a migration law and policy conference.