St. Theresa students put principal in sticky state

Not having enough school funds can create a sticky situation. So can raising too much. Just ask Maureen Fyan, principal at St. Theresa, 5001 E....

Crosiers celebrate Citizenship Day

More than 100 years ago, three Crosiers traveled to to Minnesota with dutch immigrants. The Crosier Fathers and Brothers have served Catholics in the...

Benedictine University to offer classes in Mesa next fall

MESA — Benedictine University, a Catholic institution based in Illinois, will begin offering classes next fall in the the East Valley. “We believe a Catholic...

US Catholics urged to renew commitment ‘to defend’ life during October

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- During October, designated each year as Respect Life Month by the U.S. Catholic Church, Catholics should "renew their personal commitment to...

16 men to be ordained to the Order of Deacons

Bishop Thomas Olmsted will lay hands on sixteen men who have been called to the Order of Deacons for the Diocese of Phoenix.  They...

‘VatiLeaks’ trial will be landmark event for Vatican tribunal

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- For the Vatican's criminal court, the trial of Paolo Gabriele and Claudio Sciarpelletti for their alleged part in leaking papal...

Religious freedom at home and abroad an election-year issue for many

sms spy android WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Over the past several months, the U.S. Catholic bishops and other religious leaders have urged Americans to defend religious...

Presidential candidates on opposite sides of the abortion issue

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- At the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., the differences on abortion between President Barack Obama and his Republican presidential opponent,...

40 Days for Life begins today in Arizona, nation

The fall 40 Days for Life campaign kicks off Sept. 26 in some 315 locations nationwide — including all five Arizona locations within the...

Bishop ordains Franciscan to priesthood

Twenty-five years to the day that Pope John Paul II prayed inside St. Mary’s Basilica came another historical moment: the first time that Bishop...