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AROUND THE DIOCESE

CTSO extends appreciation to corporate partners

By JULIETA GONZALEZ An appreciation breakfast May 20 thanked corporate partners for supporting education and the Catholic Tuition Support Organization at the Arizona Inn. Pat Lopez, CTSO Board President; Don Loose, Corporate Committee Chairman and CTSO Executive Director Gracie Quiroz thanked corporate partners for providing corporate tax credit donations to CTSO. The more than $4.2 Read More

INSIDE OUR SCHOOLS

San Miguel HS alum wins national college boxing championship

By VICTOR CALDERON The New Vision A 2013 graduate of San Miguel High School in Tucson recently won a national college boxing championship. Corrina Di Pirro, who was the class valedictorian and who attends Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., won in the 141 lbs. Beginner division of the United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association National Championships Read More

LA NUEVA VISION

Angel Charity, diáconos homenajeados en Cornerstone Gala

  Por VICTOR CALDERON La Nueva Visión Una organización con sede en Tucson que beneficia a los niños del Condado de Pima, y los diáconos de la Diócesis de Tucson recibieron el Premio Cornerstone en la 29.a Gala Anual de Cornerstone a principios de mes. Angel Charity for Children, Inc. y 140 diáconos activos fueron Read More

NATIONAL

Refocus attention on poverty, Obama says at Georgetown summit

By MARK PATTISON Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Barack Obama, a late addition to a Catholic-evangelical summit at Georgetown University on overcoming poverty, said events like those in Ferguson, Mo., and in Baltimore demonstrate a need to “refocus attention on poverty.” Obama, speaking May 12, said, “We have been stuck, I think for Read More

WORLD & VATICAN

Bishop installed in new Diocese of Nogales, Sonora

    By VICTOR CALDERON The New Vision The Diocese of Tucson has a brand new sister diocese to our south following the installation of the first bishop for the Diocese of Nogales in Sonora, Mexico this past month. Bishop José Leopoldo González González was formally installed during an outdoor Mass called the taking of Read More

GENERAL NEWS

The blessings of working as a chaplain to those imprisoned

By FATHER JOEL ALMENDRAS Twenty years can be a long time to be a Catholic chaplain in one of California’s maximum security prisons. But I look back on those years with great gratitude on a ministry that is at once intriguing and fulfilling. The late Bishop Thaddeus Shubsda of the Diocese of Monterey called me Read More