VIDEO: Pope Francis’ advice to married couples

Married couples should never let the sun set on an argument; instead they must make peace by remembering to always say "please," "thank you" and "sorry."

Divisions among Christians are ‘a scandal,’ pope says at audience

The divisions that exist among Christians are a source of pain and scandal, and damage the credibility and work of spreading the Gospel, Pope Francis said.

New Young Catholic Professionals chapter could be headed to Phoenix

Being young, Catholic and in the local work force can be challenging, but soon such individuals will have the opportunity to connect with peers facing similar struggles by joining the nation’s newest chapter of Young Catholic Professionals and the first one based out of the Arizona.

Parishes, online tools, quiet times can take Lenten prayer up a notch

No matter how Catholics choose to up their prayer during Lent's 40 days, they have ample opportunities to do so.

Meet Fr. Athanasius Fornwalt, FHS: First to be ordained for religious community

With his ordination to the priesthood June 3, Fr. Athanasius Fornwalt, FHS, marked a major milestone for himself and his community: he was the first of the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit to be ordained a priest.

Paris archbishop celebrates first Mass in Notre Dame since fire

The Mass marked the anniversary of the consecration of the cathedral's altar.

Bishop to ordain four to priesthood June 11, three to transitional diaconate May 29

For four men of the Diocese of Phoenix, June 11 will mark a day of both ending and new beginnings. That’s because their years of seminary study and formation are over. They’ll enter St. Thomas Aquinas Parish that day as transitional deacons and leave as ordained priests after Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted imposes hands on them.

Mideast patriarchs urge hope of Resurrection in Easter messages

BEIRUT (CNS) — Catholic patriarchs from the Middle East invoked hope in their Easter messages to people suffering from terrorism, wars, displacement and economic hardship.

‘Little Boy’: Changing the culture, one film at a time

If there’s one thing Americans can agree on in this era of social discord, it’s that we love film. We spent a staggering $10 billion on movie tickets in 2009.

East Valley young adult becomes nation’s youngest Sister of Notre Dame de Namur

It wasn't the traditional path toward final vows she expected, but her latest milepost marked a permanent victory.