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Police: Phoenix priest killed with colleague's gun

Police: Phoenix priest killed with colleague's gun

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…

June 16, 2014 10:33 am Related
1 priest killed, 1 wounded in Phoenix church attack

1 priest killed, 1 wounded in Phoenix church attack

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.

June 12, 2014 9:30 amLoading…
Woman arrested in Tucson church fire case

Woman arrested in Tucson church fire case

A woman has been arrested in connection with an arson at a Tucson church.

April 24, 2014 6:48 pm
Cardinal, bishops say Mass at Nogales border fence, urge changes in immigration law

Cardinal, bishops say Mass at Nogales border fence, urge changes in immigration law

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.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Father Kino's life-saving ride to be re-enacted

In May of 1700, the Rev. Eusebio Francisco Kino, the legendary priest, rode from Tumacacori to the town of San Ignacio 75 miles south in less than 24 hours.

December 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pope: Church too focused on abortion, gay marriage and contraception

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has warned that the Catholic Church's moral structure might "fall like a house of cards" if it doesn't balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception with the greater need to make it a merciful, more welcoming place for all.

September 19, 2013 10:30 amLoading…
Convicted child-killer Atwood sues over limit on priest visits

Convicted child-killer Atwood sues over limit on priest visits

The Tucson man convicted in the 1984 kidnapping and killing of Vicki Lynne Hoskinson, 8, has filed a lawsuit against state prison officials over his religious freedoms.

February 04, 2013 3:23 pm Related
'Father Cyprian', longtime Tucson priest, dies at 87

'Father Cyprian', longtime Tucson priest, dies at 87

Rev. Cyprian Killackey, who served the Roman Catholic community of Tucson for more than 40 years, has died.

April 17, 2012 4:17 pmLoading…

Contraception debate is a false front for legislating one type of religion

Cloaked in the false flag of "religious freedom," what's happening in our state Capitol, in the Republican presidential primary race and across the country is the disintegration of a person's human rights.

March 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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