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

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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...

Phoenix Diocese commemorates 25th anniversary of papal visit

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SOLT sisters profess perpetual vows

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Deacon candidates advance

Eight men took another step toward holy orders in the Phoenix Diocese, their wives and family at their side. Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted installed the...

‘Blest Are They Who Believe’: New pastoral letter exhorts Catholics to the Year of...

Pope Benedict XVI has proclaimed a Year of Faith to assist Catholics in deepening, sharing and living out their faith at a time in...