- Aug 3, 2020
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.
Tucson Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger announced July 1 that state health officials have “strongly recommended” the suspension of public worship and that he agrees the recommendation is a wise course of action.
Dion Johnson was shot and killed by an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer May 25, the same day George Floyd was killed. When officers found Johnson, he had fallen asleep in his car parked at the gore point where two local highways merge in Phoenix.
The St. Francis shelter serves the homeless in Tuscon.
A man has been arrested on accusations that he threw rocks that broke stained-glass windows at a 123-year-old cathedral in Tucson, police said Tuesday.
A shrine filled with Catholic imagery has arisen at the apartment complex in Flagstaff, Arizona, where a 6-year-old child was murdered. His parents have been arrested in the crime.