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SF archbishop jokes about recent DUI arrest

...sacred rites, the new Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco assumed office Thursday...his recent drunken driving arrest.Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone, he delivered his first homily as archbishop.The 56-year-old priest, the second-youngest...
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Milwaukee archdiocese settles abuse cases for $21 million

...reviewed by a judge overseeing the case at a Nov. 9 hearing. Archbishop Jerome Listeki called the settlement a "new Pentecost...that Listecki's predecessor, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, now archbishop of New York, had sought permission from the Vatican to move...
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Catholic leader nixes pot for priests

Archbishop Roger Schweitz, the leader of the Archdiocese of Anchorage, has issued a memo forbidding "smoking, using, possessing or consuming...
Bishops pledge full support for pope's environmental message

...Catholic Church in Alaska, we welcome with joy and thanksgiving the Holy Father's much-awaited encyclical," said Anchorage Archbishop Roger Schwietz, Juneau Bishop Edward Burns and Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski in a joint statement following the encyclical's...
Catholic Church gets win in liberal California Legislature

...allow physicians to legally prescribe fatal medication, following Oregon, Washington, Montana and Vermont.Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez wrote to the Assembly Health Committee last month, warning against a state that responds to suffering by...
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Pope gushes about Paraguayan women during Mass in Caacupe

...of the virgin, the world's newest basilica.When he was archbishop of Buenos Aires, the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio...long-term love affair with their northern neighbor. As archbishop and pope, he frequently has praised the fortitude and faith...
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Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

...Robinson, who lived openly with his male partner, to lead the Diocese of New Hampshire.On the eve of the U.S. vote, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, spiritual leader of the world's Anglicans, issued a statement expressing deep concern about...
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Former archbishop says he failed abused parishioner

...ANCHORAGE - A letter from retired Catholic Archbishop Francis Hurley, apologizing for his...Hurley but never heard back from the archbishop. In the letter, dated Feb. 15, Hurley...member of the Catholic Church to contact Archbishop Roger Schwietz or other church leaders...
Pope names second archbishop for Anchorage

...Paul II today named a new archbishop for Anchorage who will succeed...been appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Anchorage. While often have auxiliary archbishops, the coadjutor title is...who has served as Anchorage archbishop for nearly 23 years, will...
A Bishop's Perspective: Acts of compassion uphold human dignity

...state of Alaska. Our presenter was Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York City. Over 60 priests attended. The presentations...anniversary of the 1964 earthquake. The host of our gathering, Archbishop Schwietz, took me to Earthquake Park in Anchorage and we...


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