Diocese’s CDA puts ‘faith in action’

“Together, we can do more than any one parish or person can do," the Charity & Development Appeal website says. CDA supports the faith family in churches, schools, apostolates and social service outreaches.

Show world God’s closeness and care, pope tells religious

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — An encounter with Jesus changes people’s lives, and that should be especially noticeable in those who are consecrated completely to serving God, the Church and others, Pope Francis said.

Bishop Olmsted leads faithful in Good Friday rosary at Planned Parenthood

Good Friday found more than 150 local Catholics praying in front of a Planned Parenthood facility, one that performs abortions up to 24 weeks.

Priority on economy over people may lead to ‘viral genocide,’ pope warns

Some governments that have imposed lockdown measures "show the priority of their decisions: people first."

Adopt-A-Family sponsors bring Christmas home for needy families

Megan Kaiser had to humble herself five years ago. She and her husband finally worked up the nerve to visit St. Vincent de Paul’s dining room in Mesa. It’s open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Pope names Filipino Cardinal Tagle to lead evangelization congregation

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In a move that may signal Pope Francis’ plan for the reform of the Roman Curia is close to completion, the pope has named Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona celebrates 30 years of holistic Catholic education support

Ask any parent who had at least one child in Catholic school and he or she will know exactly how many years of...

Outpouring of love, faith draws thousands to vibrant ‘Honor Your Mother’ celebration

Thousands of people were drawn to the streets of downtown Phoenix Dec. 6 in an outpouring of love for Our Lady of Guadalupe at the annual Honor Your Mother celebration.

Pope at audience: Make sure your children are confirmed

Many Catholic parents go to great lengths to ensure their children are baptized, and they must make similar efforts to see that their children are confirmed, Pope Francis said.

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.