‘Forever family’: Foster teens struggle for stability

His fist came crashing through the door. Ten-year-old Joaquin had just spent forever brushing the dog at the behest of his mother's boyfriend who...

Questions and Answers: On being dismissed from the clerical state

Does dismissal from the clerical state have the same meaning as “laicization”?

Vatican dismisses Fushek from clerical state following investigation

A former East Valley pastor has been officially dismissed from the priesthood, officials for the Diocese of Phoenix announced Feb. 16.

Media effort draws faithful back to Church: Catholics Come Home goes nationwide

An estimated 92,000 inactive Catholics have come back to the Church in the last year thanks in large part to the groundbreaking Catholics Come Home television advertising campaign.

Catholics coming home: Major media campaign yields success

Television is often seen as having a negative influence on viewers, but it recently had a positive impact on the lives of local Catholics.

Catholics testify on the air; local faces urge a return to the Church

It’s not every day that television airwaves are used to share the Catholic faith. It’s even more rare for such a message to feature local people and sites.

Welcome back, Catholics: Major media campaign urges Catholics to return to their faith

Note to television viewers: Don’t touch that dial, especially during the commercials.