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.
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.
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…
It took more than an hour of discussion, but the Tucson City Council tentatively approved spending $1.1 million to stabilize Marist College, a crumbling downtown landmark owned by the Catholic Diocese of Tucson.
NEW YORK — Long a lightning rod for conservative criticism, the Girl Scouts of the USA are now facing their highest-level challenge yet: An official inquiry by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Surveillance video Tucson police released last week showing a group of people walking into the neighborhood of missing Tucson girl Isabel Mercedes Celis was taken on the wrong night, several hours after she had been reported missing, police disclosed today.
Tucson police are looking for a group of people who may have been walking into Isabel Celis’ neighborhood early Saturday morning, hours before the 6-year-old was reported missing.
El padre Cyprian Killackey celebrando su quincuagésimo aniversario como sarcedote en una misa en la Iglesia Santa Cruz el 24 de Julio de 2002. Killackey fue ordenado en Irlanda y llegó a Tucsón en 1969.
El reverendo Cyprian Killackey, quien sirvió a la comunidad católica romana de Tucsón por más de 40 años, ha muerto.
Funeral arrangements have been made for the Rev. Cyprian Killackey, who died Monday at age 87.
Rev. Cyprian Killackey, who served the Roman Catholic community of Tucson for more than 40 years, has died.
PHOENIX - State senators voted Thursday to resurrect a controversial measure over contraceptive funding after its chief proponent promised to change it.