Annual Rosary Celebration marks diocesan jubilee by honoring patroness

Arizona faithful honor the Blessed Mother every year under a different title. Appropriately, Phoenix-area Catholics did so under Our Lady of Guadalupe.

History of Catholic education in diocese tied to religious sisters

A Catholic school alumna-turned-principal said, "Our schools would not be here without them. They are really the founders of our schools. We rest on the shoulders of giants.”

Notre Dame Prep breaks ground for arts facility to match its award-winning talent

Actors, musicians, singers and dancers have been performing in the “cafetorium” since the school opened in 2002.

St. Vincent de Paul school celebrates 60 years of student-focused growth

Evidence of growth materialized via a groundbreaking amid anniversary festivities.

Bishops listen to grim landscape of policy on the immigration front

The reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the U.S. had led to the closing of 18 Catholic Charities programs around the country.

Catholics lead rosary on way to DACA rally outside Supreme Court

"This is more than just prayers for the justices; this is more than just prayers for DACA recipients. This is also prayers for ourselves because we have a long way to go. ..."

In fall meeting, U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by church, society

Pressing issues raised by the bishops included the priesthood shortage, gun violence, young people leaving the church and the need to provide support services for pregnant women.

Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

He has served as conference vice president for the past three years with his presidential post beginning once this fall assembly ends.

Bishops vote to revise strategic priorities for the early 2020s

A working group of bishops identified four action-oriented priorities categorized under: evangelization, human life and dignity, vocations and protect/heal God's children.

Veteran says ‘Little Flower’ kept him alive during months of bombing runs

Despite an enemy plane zooming straight at him with machine guns blazing, not one piece of lead penetrated the cockpit.