Refine Search

Servant of the Servants of God

The resignation and retirement of Pope Benedict XVI and the conclave which will soon meet to elect his of these recent weeks: the retirement of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of his successor, are a striking reminder...
AK in the Vatican

...Roman Catholic Bishops of Alaska met this week with Pope Benedict XVI, the heads of the various offices of the Vatican and...the earliest shepherds."In their meeting with Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop Kettler told the Pope that the thrust of the...
Alaskans in Madrid

...entire world and to gather with Pope Benedict XVI. This year we have 140 Alaskans...gather to celebrate Mass with Pope Benedict XVI this week in the Spanish capital...Spain. The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, arrived on Thursday and was greeted...
The Brazil Beat

...WORLD CUP PARTY VATICAN CITY - The Vatican says it is unlikely that Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch their home teams in the World Cup final on Sunday.Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico...
The challenges and joys of following Francis

...Within the Church this past year we have seen extraordinary events of our own, beginning with the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI in February 2013, the first papal resignation in over 800 years. This was followed by the election of a new Pope from...
Pope criticizes church emphasis on abortion, gays

...the pope's clearest declaration yet of a break in tone and style from his immediate predecessors.John Paul II and Benedict XVI were both intellectuals for whom doctrine was paramount, an orientation that guided the selection of a generation of...
Analysis: Pope's revolution; not all are pleased with him

...said church historian Alberto Melloni.Such enthusiasm isn't shared across the board.Francis' predecessor, Benedict XVI, had coddled traditionalist Catholics attached to the old Latin Mass and opposed to the modernizing reforms of the...
A Bishop's Perspective: A world in need of peace

...I am mindful of all this as our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, travels to Lebanon this weekend for an apostolic visit...accompany war are always a defeat for humanity.As Pope Benedict XVI continues his apostolic visit to Lebanon, I am mindful...
The cry of a nation in sorrow our new determination to find a way as a society to end the violence and killing in our country.Last year, Pope Benedict XVI, in his message on the birth of Christ, said, "'Come to save us!' This is the cry raised by men and women in...
What lies ahead in 2013 AD

...thousands of young people to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for a week-long international celebration of their faith with Pope Benedict XVI. Here in Alaska, a high level international Church delegation plans to visit our state this August to learn more about...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback