Lent: Silent prayer in a noisy digital world

We know there is something more than this material world in which we bumble around every day. Lent affords us 40 days to re-focus on that.

Recommitting to racial justice has not gone out of season

A Lenten study guide, "Recommit to Racial Justice," has been popular all year and some Catholic institutions have recognized their own culpability on racial matters.

Diocese’s CDA puts ‘faith in action’

“Together, we can do more than any one parish or person can do," the Charity & Development Appeal website says. CDA supports the faith family in churches, schools, apostolates and social service outreaches.

First Biblical Studies Conference aims to set ‘hearts on fire’ for Scripture

The Lord "never tires of speaking to his Bride, that she may grow in love and faithful witness," the pope said in an apostolic letter about the richness of God's word.

Knights of Columbus celebrate 100 years in Rome

It was established less than 40 years prior in the U.S. and continues to support the global Church, efforts that are "preaching the Gospel through faith in action," the Supreme Knight said.

Bishops in Ghana launch diabetic clinic to mark World Day of the Sick

The clinic is named after the patron saint of diabetes and built by a Danish global health care company that is the world leader in diabetes care.

Pope to celebrate Pentecost in Malta

It's his first confirmed papal trip for 2020 and a "a sign a Christian's welcome of his neighbor and assistance of those in difficulty, abandoned to their destiny," a Vatican press release said.

‘He was a great,’ Pope Francis says of St. John Paul II

It's part biography of the late pope who would be 100 later this year and part Pope Francis' reflection about their encounters and spirituality.

U.S. bishops ask pope about Amazon synod, discuss range of issues

The pope welcomed criticisms, complaints and questions from (arch)bishops representing five U.S. states, including Arizona.

Like St. Peter, bishops must promote unity, Archbishop Wester says

"You and I are called to suffer as well as we seek to build up the church, as we seek to be instruments of unity and peace in the church," he told fellow bishops from five states, including Arizona.