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.
Benedictine University at Mesa is offering academic degrees for students eager to be part of an increasingly bilingual workforce.
The Order of Carmelites and St. Agnes Parish are among those across Arizona who spent Thanksgiving Eve offering gratitude for the life of Fr. Charles Kurgan.
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.
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.
Pope Francis personally appealed to President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro this year to encourage both leaders to normalize diplomatic relations, a senior Obama administration official said.
Indiana's Catholic bishops April 1 urged people to show mutual respect for one another and allow "the necessary dialogue" to take place to make sure no one in the state will face discrimination, "whether it is for their sexual orientation or for living their religious beliefs."
She offered the irreplaceable gift of Irish presence to school children, convent visitors, adults, the elderly, and via letter, inmates.
For Pope Francis, safeguarding creation by protecting plants and animals, or by ensuring the air, water and land will support human life for generations to come is only part of the task.
A Brophy freshman will have a solid reason for missing classes Feb. 25. He will be testifying before the U.S. government.