A letter to my former pro-choice self on the 43rd anniversary of Roe v....

Dear Becky, I’m writing to share something that will astonish you. You won’t believe me now — much you will have to dissect, argue with, and hear again. You’ll bark at me, roll your eyes, snicker. You’ll probably storm off.

Relics of Lebanese saint draw faithful to Maronite church

St. Charbel, a humble Lebanese monk from the 19th century, has been credited with thousands of miracles since his death in 1898. Catholics from throughout the Valley descended on St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church to venerate this saint’s relics Jan. 15-17.

Doritos Ultrasound [VIDEO]

The commercial is one of three finalists the chip company is running in advance of the Super Bowl, LifeNews.com reports. Pro-life messages kick into high gear this week leading up to the national March for Life Jan. 22.

Profile of a refugee: Former Colombian journalist, now deacon in Canada

"We come with a luggage full of dreams," the deacon said, yet the ever-present news about Canada's plan to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees made him pensive.

Abortion number, rate both down, says ‘State of Abortion’ report

The number of abortions, which had peaked at about 1.6 million in 1989, is now down to 1 million, but those performed at Planned Parenthood clinics is up 250 percent in the same time period.

Catholics find faith-filled Greek Life opportunities at local universities

Greek life on a college campus doesn’t have to conjure up negative images. It can instead be associated with brotherhood and sisterhood rooted in Catholicism.

Teens learn how to step ‘into the breach’ at diocese’s first young men’s conference

More than 200 young men — triple the number that registered in advance online — began their New Year learning to embrace Catholic manhood.

National Park Service honors Jesuit missionary with legacy day

The celebration of the priest — who founded 24 missions and held a host of other titles — kicked off the yearlong celebration of the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.

The best legacy children can receive from parents is faith, pope says

One by one, Pope Francis poured water from a gilded shell and gently caressed the head of each of the 13 girls and 13 boys.

Feed the Hungry: Carolee O’Meara finds joy in volunteering at Paz de Cristo

Carolee O’Meara knows what it’s like to be poor. She also knows how it feels to receive mercy. “I’ve always had a heart for the poor,” O’Meara said as she deftly stashed cans of vegetables in food boxes at Paz de Cristo in Mesa. “Being raised in a home where there was poverty and where God was just there all the time leading me, even without the parental guidance, God was just always merciful to keep me close to Him.”