Bishops pledge full support for pope's environmental message

The Catholic bishops of Alaska have issued...Roger Schwietz, Juneau Bishop Edward Burns and Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski in growing up?' the bishop quoted from the new...pope's encyclical the bishops note: "Why are we...
What's happening this week Celebration of Completion of Bishop Michael Kenny Peace Park, 12?1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, Bishop Michael Kenny Peace Park. The to celebrate the completion of Bishop Michael Kenny Peace Park with the dedication...
Around town for Sunday, Aug. 23

Knights of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family and $4 for an individual.Open trap...
'Missing' hikers found in tent

...spokesman, John Perrin, 29, Jessica Zoss, 37, and Jeffrey Lacey, 36, were found in a tent on the DuPont Dock/Point Bishop Trail after midnight Monday after a friend reported them overdue and missing.The friend had spoken with them shortly before...
My Turn: Warning: Smoking fossil fuels are hazardous to our grandchildren

Alaska's Catholic bishops have issued a statement supporting Pope Francis' call for action on climate change. If you read about it in the print edition...
Museum tour redefines 'heroes'

...contribution to the community and be tied to a specific place downtown. Individuals profiled have ranged from Crystal Snow Jenne and Bishop Michael Kenny to legendary bush pilot Shell Simmons. The museum will review the program at the end of the trial run to determine...
Photo: Peace offering

Members of Veterans for Peace install a painted metal sculpture by Juneau artist Jim Fowler at the Bishop Michael H. Kenny Memorial Peace Park on Tuesday. Read next week's Capital City Weekly to learn more about the project.
Bishops celebrate 10 years of marraige

Bishops celebrate 10 years of marriageDaniel and Sabrina Bishop of Juneau married Aug. 21, 2001. They celebrated their 10th anniversary one week ago today.
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Catholic bishops support initiative banning same-sex marriage

...oxymoron,'' Alaska's Roman Catholic bishops have released a pastoral letter supporting...Anchorage Archbishop Francis Hurley, Bishop Michael Warfel of Juneau and Bishop...nation and in our church,'' the bishops wrote in their letter. The letter...
My Turn: Widespread abuse stems from attitude

...released an investigative report on sexual harassment and abuse in the Alaska National Guard. The same day, two Catholic bishops resigned after prosecutors accused them mishandling a case of alleged sexual abuse by a priest in their archdiocese. Sadly...


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