New York court says archbishop’s remains must be transferred to Peoria

A final appeal has been rejected from the Archdiocese of New York and the trustees of St. Patrick's Cathedral, who sought to keep the remains of the famed orator and media pioneer interred at St. Patrick's, where they have rested since after his death Dec. 9, 1979.

Ordination moments

This year, I also took great joy in discovering who else the Diocese of Phoenix was spiritually united with nationwide because their (arch)diocese had an ordination scheduled for June 1 too.

From slavery to model of mercy — the powerful story of Julia Greeley

DENVER (CNA) — Julia Greeley was a familiar sight on the streets of Denver in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Parish, family life nurtures Fr. Christopher Gossen’s vocation

“He has a gift for foresight and vision, and he continually seeks to plan for how God might want to work so that his heart and the hearts of others are disposed and prepared to receive whatever grace God desires to give,” his formator said.

In recalling soldiers’ D-Day sacrifice, archbishop prays for world peace

Archbishop Timothy Broglio prayed that Catholics and all Americans will "remain vigilant against the forces of evil in our troubled world, and to pour our energies into building lasting peace and justice among nations."

Two new priests for Diocese of Phoenix Catholics

On the weekend the Church celebrated the Feast of the Ascension, two men embraced their unique calling to point others heavenward, too.

Audit report released; bishops urged to renew vigilance ‘each day’

It cites adults who came forward with 1,455 allegations.

Freedom, mercy are lasting legacy of martyred bishops, pope says

BLAJ, Romania (CNS) — The memory and witness of Romania’s martyred bishops are a reminder that Christians are called to stand firm against ideologies that seek to stifle and suppress their cultural and religious traditions, Pope Francis said.

At Mass, Pope Francis remembers ‘hopeful’ witness of Romanian Catholics

BUCHAREST, Romania (CNS) — In his first Mass in Romania, Pope Francis recalled the witness of countless Catholics in the country who held on to hope and trusted God amid persecution.

Former priest wanted on abuse charges in Arizona arrested in Italy

ROME (CNS) — Italian police arrested former U.S. Salvatorian Father Joseph J. Henn 13 years after Italy’s highest court confirmed his extradition to the United States to face allegations of child sexual abuse in Maricopa County.