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Members of the Houston-based Catholic Organization of Life carry their flag, alongside the state flag, at the 2024 Texas March for Life.

Pro-life leaders are ‘laser-focused’ on state marches this election year: Here’s what you need to know

Jan 31, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

With abortion set to be on the ballot this year in many states across the country, pro-life groups in several... Read more

A sonogram picture of a fetus in the second trimester of a woman's pregnancy.

Abortion activists launching new PAC to enshrine abortion rights in Arizona

Aug 8, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The political action committee Arizona for Abortion Access on Tuesday filed the Arizona Abortion Access Act, a “proposed constitutional amendment.” Read more


Catholic drug rehabilitation facility begins to take shape in Arizona

Jul 25, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Kevin Starrs, vice president of the Kolbe Mission, says he noticed the absence of rehab facilities built specifically for Catholics.  Read more


Kansas and Arizona governors veto bills to protect babies born alive after botched abortions  

Apr 18, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a “born-alive” infant protection bill a week after Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed... Read more

Dafne Gutierrez’s sight was restored after two years of blindness after she prayed for the intercession of St. Charbel Makhlouf.

She was blind, but now she sees, after prayers before St. Charbel's relic

Dec 31, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

A Phoenix resident believes her sight was restored because of a visit to a Maronite Catholic church where a relic... Read more

U.S. Sen. Kyrtsen Sinema, D-Arizona, speaks at a news conference after the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act at the Capitol Building on Nov.29, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

Kyrsten Sinema exits the Democratic Party. What difference will it make? 

Dec 9, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona announced on Friday that she is leaving the Democratic Party. Read more

Gas chamber at the Wyoming Frontier Prison in Rawlins

Arizona bishops 'very concerned' about possible executions - including by gas chamber

Jun 8, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Arizona bishops are “very concerned” that the state could resume executions this fall – including the possibility of executions by... Read more

Diocese of Phoenix seminar stresses conscience formation ahead of election

Oct 1, 2020

Ahead of the U.S. presidential election, the Diocese of Phoenix is hosting its biennial legislative seminar encouraging Catholics to form... Read more

Statue of Eusebio Keno, Phoenix, Arizona.

Pope Francis recognizes 'Padre Kino,' Arizona's missionary priest

Jul 11, 2020

Pope Francis recognized the life of Servant of God Eusebio Kino, S.J., as one of heroic virtue on Saturday. Kino, an... Read more

The campus lawn of the University of Arizona. Via Shutterstock

Arizona bishops welcome tuition break for undocumented students

Aug 23, 2019

Arizona’s Catholic bishops issued a statement Thursday in support of a change in policy that will offer a discounted tuition... Read more

Migrants from Honduras on their way to the United States July 10, 2019.

Ariz. Catholic agency hopes to house asylum seekers in unused detention center

Jul 11, 2019

A Catholic agency in Tucson, Arizona is hoping to transform an unused portion of a juvenile detention center into housing... Read more

Ariz. legislature adopts resolution calling pornography a public health crisis

May 8, 2019

The Arizona legislature has passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis and a danger to mental and physical... Read more

Arizona lawmakers seek to declare porn a public health crisis

Feb 13, 2019

An Arizona legislator has introduced a resolution that would declare pornography to be a public health crisis in the state.  Read more

DIY execution? Arizona’s 'bizarre' new death penalty policy

Feb 15, 2017

It’s an odd time for death in the United States.  Read more

United States Supreme Court, January 12, 2015.

Which way to church? Supreme Court weighs directions for roadside signs

Jan 14, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court is scrutinizing an Arizona town’s restrictions on church signs that critics say intentionally discriminate against houses... Read more

Lethal injection room, New Mexico State Pen.

Ariz. inmate's grueling execution lamented as preventable

Jul 29, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

Not only could the nearly two-hour execution of an Arizona inmate last week have been avoided, but the number of... Read more

Young priest's murder shocks, grieves Arizona community

Jun 12, 2014

A 28-year-old priest was shot and killed, and another critically wounded, at a Catholic church in Phoenix Wednesday night.  Read more