Two discontinued Arizona newspapers receive 17 Catholic Press awards in final full year of publication

Two Arizona Catholic publications that were discontinued earlier this year due to economic concerns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic received a total of 17 awards from the Catholic Press Association this year. Continue reading Two discontinued Arizona newspapers receive 17 Catholic Press awards in final full year of publication

Pope advances sainthood cause of ‘Apostle to Arizona’

When Rosie Garcia, a parishioner of St. Augustine Cathedral in Tucson, heard the announcement that Pope Francis had formally recognized the heroic virtues of sainthood candidate Jesuit Father Eusebio Kino, she said she cried tears of joy. Continue reading Pope advances sainthood cause of ‘Apostle to Arizona’

FSL to help City of Phoenix provide residents with utility and rent Assistance

PHOENIX — The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) has partnered with Wildfire (formerly the Arizona Community Action Association) and the City of Phoenix to distribute $2 million in aid to Phoenix residents needing help covering their living expenses. Continue reading FSL to help City of Phoenix provide residents with utility and rent Assistance

Prayer at center of South Phoenix peaceful protest against racism

By Tony GutiérrezArizona Angelus PHOENIX — Walking along Central Avenue in South Phoenix June 13, Sannia Johnson noticed people carrying signs stating that “Black Lives Matter,” and knew that’s where she needed to be. Johnson, a 14-year-old African American girl, had just buried her father, Dion Johnson, the day before. The elder Johnson is among African Americans that have been killed recently in encounters with … Continue reading Prayer at center of South Phoenix peaceful protest against racism