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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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Burns named to national Catholic service board

...honored" to serve on the organization's board. A couple months ago, Burns said, he was contacted by Chairman of the Board Archbishop Paul Coakley. Coakley is tasked with developing a slate of potential directors and submitting the slate to the U.S. Conference...
Spiritual but not religious

...lack of exposure, I am convinced of one thing: we are social people, connected in many ways, and no one stands alone.Archbishop Desmond Tutu brought the importance of the African concept Ubuntu to the western world. He defines it as meaning, "My humanity...
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...
He comes in peace called to be a peacemaker. Dear has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize on a number of occasions, most notably by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, for his peace activism over the course of more than 30 years. And he'll be in Juneau to speak and run peace...
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

...Pope John Paul II today named a new archbishop for Anchorage who will succeed the Rev...Minn., has been appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Anchorage. While larger archdioceses...Hurley, who has served as Anchorage archbishop for nearly 23 years, will give Schwietz...
Archbishop Gregory Afonsky

Archbishop Gregory Afonsky, who presided over the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska...a theological seminary. In 1995, Afonsky was elevated to the rank of archbishop by the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America. Later...
My Turn: What we can do about violent religious persecution

...and all those who are persecuted. Please find time today to join us in praying this prayer for peace in Iraq, composed by Archbishop Raphael Sako, in your own church or place of worship, at home with your family or individually.Lord, the plight of Iraq...
AK in the Vatican

...and the US Ambassador to the Vatican. Archbishop Roger L. Schwietz, OMI, of Anchorage...gravesites of Saints Peter and Paul," Archbishop Schwietz explained of the trip that...religious and moving experience," Archbishop Schwietz said. "It's spiritually...


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