Bishops agree to prepare message on work and the economy

ATLANTA (CNS) -- The U.S. bishops June 13 approved a proposal to draft a statement on work and the economy as a way to...

LCWR reform is not criticism of religious orders, archbishop says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A Vatican-ordered reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious is not directed at women's religious orders or at any...

Glendale’s second-oldest parish celebrates golden jubilee

GLENDALE — Faithfulness can be tough in the midst of trial, yet one parish stands as witness in both name and spirit that only...

St. Jerome celebrates 50 years parish ministry

Some celebrations simply can’t effectively be confined to one day. Like when a diverse parish with nearly 2,000 families, six well-known music directors in its...

Local Church celebrates multicultural unity in Phoenix Diocese

SCOTTSDALE — Voices, cultures and languages united to celebrate the many cultures of the universal Church June 9. Roughly 1,000 people from throughout the Phoenix Diocese...

Vatican set to control new ‘catholic’ Internet domain

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican is in line to control the new Internet address extension ".catholic" and decide who is allowed to use...

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight addresses International Eucharistic Congress

At the 50th International Eucharistic Congress being held in Dublin, Ireland, Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson delivered a keynote address to the...

Vatican communications undergo changes in response to new technology

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Vatican Radio will end its short- and medium-wave broadcasts to Europe and North and South America July 1, and a...

Church leaders tell eucharistic pilgrims Ireland is on path to renewal

DUBLIN (CNS) -- The church in Ireland is on the path to renewal, church leaders told pilgrims at the opening Mass of the 50th...

Arizonans ‘Stand Up for Religious Freedom’ at rally

In spite of the sweltering mid-day heat, more than 1,000 Arizonans gathered in front of the Sandra Day O’Connor Federal Building in downtown Phoenix...