Catholic education is something from the heart of God that’s meant to evangelize. That was the message heard by more than 800 gathered for the seventh annual Night of Hope gala.
A Diocese of Phoenix pioneer and missionary known as a builder of community whose love for the Church and its people reflected his infinite faith has died.
Eight men prostrated themselves inside Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral Nov. 8 in a gesture of humility and self-donation to the Church. Each had answered God's call to serve as permanent deacons.
They came from all over the Diocese of Phoenix, decked out in their dress uniforms, to honor the men and women of the armed services.
Attachments to holy places should not be a cause of bloodshed, hatred or violence, said the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land.
On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the most powerful tropical cyclone to slam the central Philippines, signs of hope are emerging among some of the people who lost their only means of earning a living.
Brittany Maynard, a young California woman who was suffering from terminal brain cancer and gained national attention for her plan to use Oregon's assisted suicide law, ended her life Nov. 1. She was 29 years old.
In a long-awaited but nonetheless stunning announcement, the Archdiocese of New York said Nov. 2 it would merge 112 of its 368 parishes into 55, effectively shuttering at least 31 churches by Aug. 1, 2015.
The early November feasts of All Saints and All Souls call Catholics to contemplate their ultimate destiny, hope in the eternal happiness of their beloved dead and remember the thousands of innocent people dying each day because of human evil and selfishness.
Prayer and mission are the very breath of the Christian life, Pope Francis said.