State-sanctioned killing is not about love

Before you say: “He would say that, he’s a bishop,” please hear me out. When it comes to calls for euthanasia, I get it, I really do. A few years ago, I was close to death.

State of the Campaign: Newman Centers

Going off to college can be one of the most exciting, yet faith-challenging, experiences a person can have.

Are sacraments conferred by laicized priests, bishops valid?

In light of the laicization of Theodore McCarrick, some Catholics whose children or grandchildren were baptized or confirmed are wondering if the sacraments administered by McCarrick are still valid.

‘The Organ Lives!’ — Notre Dame’s Monstrous Organ Survives Fire

The world was obviously taken aback when news broke with terrifying videos of smoke and fire coming from the beloved Notre Dame Cathedral.

State of the Campaign: Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities Community Services has always been committed to serving the poor and vulnerable.

This Lent, go without

I used to think that fasting was worthless. I would find reasons to excuse myself from the obligatory Lenten practice: low blood sugar, anemia, etc.

Why defending Cardinal Pell is a problem

(CNS) — In late February, the Church pledged to put the victims of abuse first, to listen to them with an open heart, to root out the culture of protecting priests accused of abuse.

Ash Wednesday — a kick-start to holiness

When I was in college there was a group of students who didn’t always practice their faith, but when Ash Wednesday rolled around all decided to band together in giving up a few particular sins common among college students.

State of the Campaign for February 2019

As the Diocese of Phoenix kicks off this year’s Charity and Development Appeal (CDA), I am once again amazed by our community.

Path of conversion leads to canonization for Blessed John Henry Newman

On Feb. 13, Pope Francis approved the canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman, a 19th-century Catholic convert from Anglicanism, whose theological insights on matters such as the development of doctrine and the role of the laity in the Church stand behind many of the teachings of the Second Vatican Council.