A roundup of faith-based news in Tucson.
Three Catholic churches in Tucson are participating.
Political news and notes from around the Old Pueblo.
Expected bus of immigrant kids from Central America is a no-show.
PHOENIX — A homeless ex-convict with a history of violence and drug abuse was arrested Monday on suspicion of killing a clergyman with a handgun that had been retrieved by another priest after he was hit with an iron rod at a Phoenix church, police said.
Police say the Rev. Joseph Terra wen…
PHOENIX — A priest was shot and killed in a nighttime attack at a Roman Catholic church in downtown Phoenix, and a second priest who was badly injured called 911 and administered last rites to his dying friend as police rushed to the scene.
A woman has been arrested in connection with an arson at a Tucson church.
KIGALI, Rwanda — At the 20th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide, the most moving moments were unplanned.
NOGALES, Ariz. — Typically when a priest gives his sermon, he stands at the pulpit before his congregation, with a depiction of Jesus on the cross behind him.
Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This is a condensed version of a Star story from Dec. 21, 1947.
Politicians and activists in favor of immigration reform haven’t taken a break from pushing for legislation that would bring 11 million people out of the shadows.
A yearly festival honors Santiago the apostle, known as Saint James in English, the patron saint of the town in Guaqui, Bolivia.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century’s most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.
The Rev. Anthony Ochoa gives a special blessing to David Garcia, 8, and his family following the Spanish language Mass at St. Cecilia Catholic Church on Sunday, June 23, 2013. Sunday was the five-year anniversary of the day Garcia was diagnosed with leukemia. The disease has been in remissio…
The Rev. Anthony Ochoa leaves the sanctuary following the Spanish language Mass at St. Cecilia Catholic Church on Sunday, June 23, 2013. Photo by J.B. Forbes, email@example.com
The Rev. Anthony Ochoa prays before the start of the Spanish language Mass at St. Cecilia Catholic Church on Sunday, June 23, 2013. Photo by J.B. Forbes, firstname.lastname@example.org
In the 1960s, a large chunk of what had been downtown Tucson was swallowed up by a huge Urban Renewal project. Old businesses and residential neighborhoods were cleared to make was for public buildings like the Convention Center.
Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas was surprised at today’s choice of a new pontiff.
America's Big Religious War ended on Friday. Or at least it ought to.
HACKENSACK, N.J. — In a sweeping pastoral statement to be made public Tuesday, the leader of more than 1 million North Jersey Catholics urges them to vote “in defense of marriage and life,” and warns that the passage of same-sex marriage laws might lead to a government crackdown on their rel…