A Cochise County Superior Court judge has thrown out a bid by two survivors of family sexual abuse to sue the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and two of its bishops for failing to report to police what they may have known of the incidents.
A first-term Democratic lawmaker wants to enact an exception to state laws that allow clergy to refuse to disclose what was told to them in confession or similar confidential communication.
The world would be better off if everyone went back to practicing the Golden Rules of tolerance, respect, kindness, empathy and understanding.
Sen. Steve Kaiser has introduced legislation that could make him a hero of Arizona motorists -- assuming it gets approved and survives a likely court challenge. The Phoenix Republican wants to ban political signs from street corners, medians and other public rights of way.
It's promoted as a measure to ensure that no future governor shuts down religious services during an emergency, but some legislators worry that the actual wording of the legislation would potentially immunize churches from lawsuits over child abuse.
Volunteers across the United States work to revamp historic churches, restore the environment and fight fires.
A fight between a couple wanting to build a chapel and Pima County is forcing a federal appeals court to consider who gets to decide what exactly is a church.
Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, on Wednesday explained – but would not apologize – for a comment made Tuesday during a committee hearing saying Arizona should pass a law that people should have to go to church.
Attorney General Tom Horne will try to disband Colorado City’s police force with legislation again next year, but not without some renewed opposition from lawmakers whose district includes the polygamist town.
A federal appeals court Tuesday said a Southern Baptist church can sue the city of Yuma for damages after city zoning decisions prevented the congregation from worshiping at a building it bought in the city’s Old Town section.
To members of a notorious Kansas-based church who are planning to picket the funerals of victims of the shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona sent this message today: We don't want you here.
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill that restricts local governments' ability to impose land-use restrictions where churches are located.