Longtime former St. Mary’s principal known for ‘humble service’ dies at 65

She was best known for her 36 years at St. Mary's High School, but she also taught at Most Holy Trinity, St. Theresa and Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

Statement on Indictment of Rev. Spaulding

The Diocese of Phoenix learned today that John D. Spaulding, a priest of the Diocese of Phoenix, has been indicted for multiple counts of sexual misconduct with minors.

Iowa priest-photographer surprised by appeal of viral cattle cross image

The inspiration for the photo came from the Gottos' desire to integrate their Catholic faith into their farming, land that has been in the family since 1889.

FOCUS conference closes by challenging attendees to keep ‘flame burning’

The greatest world poverty is not lack of food, clothing or safety, but that people do not know the Father’s love, said Curtis Martin, founder of the Fellowship of Catholic Leadership Students (FOCUS).

Iraqis hope attacks by U.S., Iran will ease and tensions will decrease

The Chaldean archbishop, like those of other religious affiliations, wants foreign troops to stop using their shattered homeland as a battlefield to settle scores.

Life’s trials train Christians to be sensitive to others, pope says

Continuing his talks on the Acts of the Apostles, the pope said even in trial, St. Paul "does not cease to be the guardian of the lives of others and the animator of their hope."

‘No end in sight to the horror’: Australian bishops respond to fires

"We have all seen the apocalyptic images, even if we are not in the areas most affected," the archbishop said.

At New Year’s Mass, Maine bishop says religious prejudice cannot be tolerated

PORTLAND, Maine (CNS) — Bishop Robert P. Deeley of Portland Maine, called for the country to continue working to end “any form of religious prejudice” during a New Year’s Day Mass.

Pope prays for dialogue as tensions mount between U.S., Iran

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis led pilgrims in prayers for peace as tensions between the United States and Iran escalated following the assassination of a top Iranian general.

Vocation of nun, podcast host, one of encounter

The only anecdote to isolation, said Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, is communion, and “this is exactly where Christ comes to meet us.”