Wealth obscures power of God’s word, free gift of salvation, pope says

A church that is rich and lacking in praise for the Lord is an old, lifeless church that neglects the true treasure of God's free gift of grace and salvation, Pope Francis said in a morning homily.

Sponsor says aim of bill on ‘wrongful birth’ suits to protect disabled

U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., has introduced the Every Child Is a Blessing Act to combat "wrongful birth" lawsuits and prevent discrimination against children born with disabilities.

Arizona pilgrims grow in faith at World Youth Day in Krakow

KRAKOW, Poland — Months prior to the trip, Renee DeSoto was unsure about going to World Youth Day. Her father passed away in February...

This ‘bike gang’ aims to serve community, spread Catholic faith, values

Members of the Knights on Bikes adamantly make it clear that they are not a "bike gang." While they proudly wear a vest with a patch, they claim no territory like a traditional motorcycle club. Instead, as an extension of the larger ministry of the Knights of Columbus, the group is a family friendly organization that seeks to serve the Catholic Church and the community through a common interest in riding motorcycles.

Phoenix seminarian ordained to diaconate in Rome

Kevin Grimditch, a parishioner at Corpus Christi Parish in Ahwatukee, was among 41 seminarians ordained to the diaconate Oct. 3 in Rome at the...

Missionary order plants roots in Sacaton

Four religious sisters who have traveled the world bringing Christ’s consolation to Catholics and others in the community have made a new home in the Diocese of Phoenix.

Faith extravaganza floods streets of downtown Phoenix

In an outpouring of unabashed affection for Our Lady of Guadalupe, hundreds of Catholics from every corner of the Diocese of Phoenix descended on the downtown area Dec. 3 for a day of festivities, fanfare, food, and most of all, faith.

2014 Heisman Trophy winner says everything he does is for God’s ‘glory’

The winner of college football's 2014 Heisman Trophy attended the same all-boys Catholic high school as St. Damien of Molokai.

As Cubs chaplain, Joliet priest cares for ‘spiritual needs’ of players

Catholic Athletes for Christ recruited the Illinois vocations director as a chaplain for the Cubs.

André House community spends three days celebrating three decades

Rooted in prayer and community, André House’s anniversary weekend featured opening and closing Masses, community meals, individual honors and a forum discussion among guests and volunteers aimed at examining the ministry’s impact on both sides of the soup kitchen’s serving line.