The mission of charity [VIDEO]

Sr. Mary Prema Pierick, superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, explains the relationship between evangelization and charity in Mother Teresa's life and work.

Pope to health workers: Uphold ‘the truest human right, the right to life’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Health care professionals always must “promote the dignity and life of each person and reject any compromise in the direction of euthanasia, assisted suicide or suppression of life, even in the case of terminal illness,” Pope Francis said.

Mandate cases prompt rallies outside court as oral arguments take place

The snowy, wet concrete and throng of reporters didn't stop Father Frank Pavone and the Rev. Patrick Mahoney from kneeling down and praying in front of the Supreme Court the morning of March 25.

NDP: Farewell, Fr. Parks [VIDEO]

Fr. John Parks is leaving Notre Dame Preparatory to serve a greater role in diocesan evangelization.

Many say late Minnesota teen’s intercession has impact on vocations

ANDOVER, Minn. (CNS) — Priesthood was a natural calling for Charles Untz, but he would never realize that dream because of a tragic car accident that took his life March 20, 2000.

Local Catholics respond to crisis in Philippines in wake of typhoon

Just days after 200-mile-an-hour winds and the enormous storm surge of Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, Catholics in Arizona reached out to offer prayerful and financial support.

Minnesota archbishop to preach at upcoming Phoenix Red Mass commemorating opening of legislative year

On the heels of a bitter political season, an event that asks for God’s blessing on and guidance for elected officials, lawmakers, judges and lawyers takes place Jan. 24 at St. Mary’s Basilica.

Cardinal Newman’s canonization: Chance for campus groups to ‘reclaim’ name

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The upcoming canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman begs the question: Do Catholic college students today even know who Cardinal Newman is?

New website invites feedback on current crisis

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and the Diocese of Phoenix launched a new website this month to help local Catholics share their thoughts about the scandals surrounding the Church and what they think its impact has been on their faith.

NAU Newman Center promotes discipleship, evangelization on campus

This summer, rising sophomore Noah Olono is participating in Crossroads, a pro-life walk across the country.