‘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.

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.

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.

Longtime ‘Sun’ editor tapped to lead L.A. archdiocese newspapers

For nearly a decade, John David Long-García has revealed the scope and mission of the Catholic Church throughout the pages of The Catholic Sun. He announced last month that he has taken a new position with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Pope names 19 new cardinals, including six from Latin America

Stressing that their role would be one of service rather than honor, Pope Francis named 19 new cardinals, including six men from his home region of Latin America.

Priest says hitching ride on popemobile was invite to hit road for God

When Father Fabian Baez booked his trip to Rome, he didn't have an appointment to meet with the pope, so he gave himself ample time in the Eternal City to be able to arrange some way to see him.

Mass to pray for migrants who died in Arizona’s desert

A Jan. 11 Mass at St. Timothy Parish in Mesa is being held to pray for the repose of the souls of 750 unidentified migrants who died in Arizona’s Sonora Desert between 2001 and 2013.

Photographer captures final stages of abandoned churches, factories

Philadelphia photographer Matthew Christopher strongly believes in restoring abandoned buildings, but says if a structure is going to be demolished, it should at least be documented.

Pope, on feast of first martyr, prays for persecuted Christians

Observing the feast of the church's first martyr, Pope Francis prayed for Christians suffering persecution and discrimination around the world, even in countries that nominally honor religious liberty.