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The Cathedral of Saint Augustine (also called Saint Augustine Cathedral) is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson. A federal lawsuit claims that priests from the St. John’s Seminary in California that had a problematic history were often transferred to Arizona to avoid further attention in California.

A federal lawsuit accuses the Tucson Diocese and Los Angeles Diocese of violating Arizona’s racketeering laws by burying allegations that some priests sexually abused children and moving those priests from parish to parish instead of turning them over to law enforcement. Read more»

Bishop Gerald Kicanas of the Tucson Diocese pushes for immigration reform after a 2014 mass held at the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales.

Some bishops treated openness and accountability with a curled lip and heavy feet. Kicanas, who came here to clean up the "pedophilia problem," moved with vim and vigor because Catholic Tucson's future depended on it. Read more»

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended three Mexican nationals with sex-crime convictions in separate incidents since Tuesday. Read more»

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man convicted of murder and another convicted of sexual assault on a minor in separate incidents Tuesday. Read more»

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents recovered the remains of a man near Sierra Vista on Monday and arrested two men with criminal backgrounds. Read more» 1

Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station apprehended a 56-year-old Mexican man on Friday who was convicted of child molestation in Salinas, Calif. Read more»