Pro-life movement to mark 41 years of ‘Roe’

A series of pro-life events in the coming days will mark the somber anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court case that legalized abortion.

Organizers serious about getting laughs at upcoming comedy benefit

What began as a serious grassroots fundraising effort has turned into a night of laughter and fun that is appropriate for the entire family.

‘Catholic Answers Live’ personality to be featured at Phoenix fundraiser

His authoritative voice is familiar to listeners of Catholic radio: Patrick Coffin, host of EWTN’s “Catholic Answers Live,” will speak Jan. 25 at the annual fundraiser for the John Paul II Resource Center for Theology of the Body and Culture.

Catholics to gather at MLK Mass to pay tribute to civil rights leader

The annual diocesan Mass honoring the slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. takes on a regional flair this year. Black Catholic leaders from two other states will join Phoenix-area Catholics in prayer.

Pro-life pioneers: Catholics reflect on early days of Arizona’s pro-life efforts

More than four decades after 'Roe' legalized abortion in the United States, the teens and young adults of the 1970's pro-life movement are all grown up — and still fighting for life.

Pope Francis’ Game Plan; Part Two: Defending the Unborn

On the first day after he was elected pope, our new Holy Father traveled across the city of Rome to pray at the most important Roman Shrine of Our Lady, found in the Basilica of St. Mary Major. On the first day of the New Year 2014, Pope Francis again made an unannounced visit to this Marian Shrine. In the nine months of his papacy, he has made similar pilgrimages to pray to the Mother of God and ask her loving protection for the Church and the world.

Vatican confirms Obama will visit pope in March

Pope Francis will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama at the Vatican March 27, the White House announced and the Vatican confirmed.

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.

Pope revives question of balancing dialogue, duty to proclaim Christ

A line in Pope Francis' first World Day of Communications' message revived the question of how Christians are called to both search for truth in others and proclaim the truth in Jesus Christ.

Millennials at march say age group most aware of costs of abortion

Despite single-digit temperatures, thousands descended on Washington Jan. 22 to declare their opposition to abortion. Most of the red noses and chapped lips belonged to faces under 25.