THE TWO DIOCESES of both Phoenix and Tucson, together with the Diocese of Gallup, New Mexico, whose territory extends across the border, form the Arizona Catholic Conference. This organization enables the various dioceses to collaborate in applying Catholic social teachings to public policy that affect issues like education, family life and immigration.
WILLIAMS IS A CITY in northern Arizona. It’s known as the gateway to Grand Canyon National Park via the Grand Canyon Railway. Historic Route 66 has Americana-style shops and restaurants dating back to the early 1900s. It’s home to the Route 66 Zipline and Pete’s Route 66 Gas Station Museum, featuring highway memorabilia.