- Jun 3, 2020
Catholic Community Services in the Tucson Diocese has reached a tentative agreement with Pima County to turn an unused juvenile detention facility into a temporary shelter for asylum-seekers.
Arizona this week joined a growing movement of states extending the rights of childhood sexual abuse victims to sue their alleged assailants and any churches, youth groups or other institutions that turned a blind eye.
The Benedictine Monastery in Tucson is welcoming asylum seekers from Central America ahead of schedule because of larger numbers of families arriving at the border and being released by immigration officials.
Msgr. Robert D. Fuller, an Arizona priest who was a national leader of the Renew movement in the early 1980s and a beloved pastor in the Tucson Diocese, died Jan. 23. He was 88.
Retired Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas of Tucson praised Arizona Sen. John S. McCain, who died at age 81 of brain cancer Aug. 25, for his service to the nation.
Officials with the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix say retired Bishop Thomas O’Brien has died at age 82.