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'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.

Bishop on Abuse in Church; Career Criminal Arrested; Mobile Health Clinics

Plus, how social media could draw younger voters to the polls.

Tucson Diocese Fires 10 Over Sexual Abuse Allegations

Church officials say safeguards are in place to protect children.

Sessions Cites Bible to Defend Separating Immigrant Families

Last month, the attorney general announced a "zero tolerance" policy that any adult who enters the country illegally is criminally prosecuted.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teens & seniors are working together to navigate the perils of the internet; Chris Dashiell looks back at a classic Arizona western called "Broken Arrow"; and why "shape note singing" has a loyal following.

Tucson Council to Seek Landmark Designation for Benedictine Monastery

Historic designation would limit the owner's ability to fully or partially demolish the building on Country Club Road.

New Catholic Bishop Has Busy First Week

Bishop Wisenburger has traveled across Southern Arizona, and has more requests to do so.

Southside Presbyterian, Birthplace of Sanctuary Movement, Honors Former Pastor

50th anniversary of John Fife's ordination will be celebrated with a fundraiser to fix "worn out" facilities.

Diocese of Tucson Introduces New Bishop

Edward Joseph Weisenburger comes to Tucson after serving as Bishop of Salina, Kansas.

Tucsonans Reflect on Hajj, 3 Years After Their Pilgrimage to Mecca

Millions of Muslims are in Mecca for hajj, the annual pilgrimage.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Tucson Awaits New Catholic Bishop; Kicanas to Retire

'Mysterious' process kept under wraps until the pope selects the next bishop.

New Mormon Temple is 6th in State, First for Tucson Area

Temple is open for public tours in June, make reservations to ensure a glimpse.

Episode 140: Meet the New University of Arizona President

Robert C. Robbins says he'll start scholarships, encourage what UA does well.

Tucson Muslims Take Desert Heat in Stride During Ramadan

The holy month of fasting and prayers will be observed in Tucson and around the world.

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