Seton alumna gives two ASU commencement addresses

It was a reading of a book while a student at Seton Catholic Preparatory that set her on a social justice path that helped earn her such an honor.

Seminarian touched by pope’s words

PHILADELPHIA — Closing remarks by the Holy Father during the Festival of Families prompted a Valley seminarian to pause in deep gratitude. An emotional Frank Cicero, who is in his sixth year at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, wept as he spoke about his love for his mother.

Expert on Hispanic presence in parish life to address Church’s changing face in Phoenix...

At 40 percent of the total U.S. Catholic population, the number of Latinos in the Church continues to grow. The Diocese of Phoenix is...

Year of Consecrated Life met with renewed joy

The Year of Consecrated Life proclaimed by Pope Francis in November has reached its halfway, igniting a ground-swell of interest and support along the way.

University of Mary – Tempe welcomes teens to campus for ‘Summer Institute’

With 80 percent of Catholic youth leaving their faith by age 23, the need for Catholic education during the college years has never been more pressing.

In southern Mexico, pope warns against diminishing importance of family

"I prefer a wounded family that makes daily efforts to put love into play to a society that is sick from isolationism and is habitually afraid of love," Pope Francis said Feb. 15

Catholic, Orthodox leaders urge ‘unity against aggression’ in Ukraine

Catholic and Orthodox archbishops in Ukraine appealed for national unity against pro-Russia separatists as calls mounted for the United States to help arm Ukrainian forces.

Benedictines of Mary release Easter album [VIDEO]

The Benedictines of Mary are a contemplative order who is once again making some noise by releasing its fourth musical album tomorrow. "Easter at Ephesus" is a 27-track album that features a seasonal array of chants and hymns.

Three parishes honored for blood drive success

Of the more than 1,000 organizations that hosted blood drives throughout Arizona last year, three parishes from the Diocese of Phoenix emerged among the top three percent.

Catholic governor nominated for religious freedom ambassador post

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback got emotional about international religious freedom in a news conference livestreamed July 27 from his home state.