Shrinking minority is hoarding wealth, power, cardinal says

People of faith and those working in the fields of science, economics and politics need to work together to help care for life and humanity's common home, said Cardinal Michael Czerny, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

NEWS BRIEF: Diocese Celebrates Ordination to the Diaconate of Jesus Martinez on Pentecost Sunday

Several priests, deacons and seminarians from around the Diocese of Phoenix joined Bishop John Dolan and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo Nevares on Pentecost Sunday for the Ordination to the Diaconate of Jesus Martinez. The special Mass took place at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Phoenix and was televised live across the state of Arizona on AZTV Channel 7.

NEWS BRIEF: Office of Mission Advancement Welcomes New Executive Director

The Diocese of Phoenix is pleased to welcome Debbie DiCarlo as the new Executive Director for the Office of Mission Advancement. In her new role,...

NEWS BRIEF: St. Joseph the Worker celebrates 35 years, honors CDA support

St. Joseph the Worker on Tuesday honored the Diocese of Phoenix for its longtime support of the charitable organization through grants from the Charity and Development Appeal (CDA).

NEWS BRIEF: Arizona State Knights of Columbus Hold Annual Convention

The Arizona State Knights of Columbus concluded their 116th Annual State Convention this past weekend in Scottsdale, Ariz., with over 150 delegates representing local councils from around the state.  Over 10 communities were represented, including Yuma, Bullhead City, Flagstaff, Sierra Vista, Show Low, Tucson, and the Phoenix area.

Destination: Mom for ‘Get on the Bus AZ’ riders

Every outcast is a child of God because the Son of God was born as such, Pope Francis once reminded the faithful.  

Cardinal Zuppi, pope’s peace envoy, talks about war in Ukraine

"War is a pandemic. It involves us all," said Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, the Italian prelate chosen by Pope Francis to lead an initiative for peace in Ukraine.

Pope Francis adds Fátima visit to World Youth Day trip

Pope Francis will visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima during his trip to Portugal for World Youth Day 2023, the Vatican said.

Immigrant communities help show church’s universality, Rome pastor says

Catholics who have immigrated to Italy or are living there for work or study help show the universality of the Catholic Church, a Rome pastor said as he welcomed bishops and faithful from Africa and Latin America to the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and Martyrs, a Rome church designed by Michelangelo.

Pope advances sainthood cause of Italian priest shot for saving Jews

Pope Francis formally recognized the martyrdom of an Italian priest shot by Nazi soldiers after they discovered he was helping his parishioners hide about 100 Jews.