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Arizona’s Catholic dioceses gradually reintroducing public mass

The Diocese of Phoenix has allowed pastors to resume services with limited attendance and masks.

Yaqui leaders restrict who can attend cuaresma ceremonies during coronavirus outbreak

Ceremonial leaders say this year only "cultural participants" can enter the grounds.

Opponents of proposed copper mine speak out about threat to Oak Flat

Indigenous and environmental advocates say the Resolution Copper Mine would irreparably harm the site of cultural and environmental significance.

A beacon of hope in a war-torn country

The story of an American who traveled to Syria to fight the Islamic State.

Family of 9 slain call on US, Mexico to address cartel violence

Suspected cartel members attacked the group Monday driving from Sonora to Tucson.

Tohono O'odham group: Border wall would block sacred pilgrimage

Proposed bollard-style fencing would cut through the route used by the Tohono O'odham for their Salt Pilgrimage.

Migrant shelter in Benedictine Monastery preparing for move

Catholic Community Services talks about its future plans for aiding asylum seekers.

Catholic Community Services finds possible new shelter for asylum seekers

The religious charity asked to lease a part of Pima County's juvenile detention center.

Drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford and the final tour of Creedence Clearwater Revisited

Also: The latest on the trial of Scott Warren, and what it means for humanitarian aid on the U.S. / Mexico border; and two Hollywood versions of the story of Judge Roy Bean.

Arizona churches sue Patriot Movement AZ, AZ Patriots

The suit says the far-right groups conspired to violate people's civil rights, invasion of privacy and defamation.

Southern Arizona group explores Indigenous perspective on rock climbing

A Climbing Association of Southern Arizona event looked to understand how climbers can build good relationships with tribes.

Signs of life and death along southwestern highways

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson restaurant history, becoming a goat, and looking back at Dr. Martin Luther King's visits to Tucson.

Arizona-Sonora Nonprofit to Receive Migrant Aid From Catholic Church

The Kino Border Initiative is set to receive about $21,000 for humanitarian aid services, the nonprofit said.

Winter Solstice Celebrations

The traditional beginning of winter marks a season of holidays for many cultures and religions.

'Nothing Will Deter' Catholic Pilgrims Walking to Magdalena, Mexico

Thousands make the October journey to the small town in Sonora to honor a revered saint, despite a highway made dangerous by construction.

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