- 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.
The St. Francis shelter serves the homeless in Tuscon.
More than a dozen men, women and children provided a glimpse into the desperate living conditions they endure in Nogales, Mexico, while the world struggles with COVID-19. They stood outside the Migrant Outreach Center, in the Mexican state of Sonora, run by the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales April 23.
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.
The former bishop’s residence in the Catholic Diocese of Tucson will become a haven for adults with disabilities.