Ending a life of suffering

I recently read Bishop Burns' column, "Suicide is never a...dead. I share this because I think the bishop has not experienced, in his life, to argue religious beliefs with the bishop. He believes what he believes, and I'm...
Elizabeth B Hayes

...growth from a mission church to becoming a full-fledged parish with its own building. She sang in the choir and served on the Bishop's Committee and Altar Guild.Bogie was predeceased by her parents, her four sisters, and her husband. She is survived...
A Bishop's Perspective: Suicide is never a solution

...neighbors deserve better from society than doctor-prescribed suicide which is being mistakenly proposed and presented in the name of compassion and dignity.? Burns is the Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Juneau and Southeast Alaska.
Alaska Arts Confluence announces second round of Fort Seward art commissions

...Adrian Revenaugh, Jim Heaton, and Sarah Bishop.Seventeen local artists submitted together as an ensemble. Chorus Bishop presented his 3D imagery of the barracks...proposed sculptures. The Confluence will use Bishop's 3D imaging services throughout the...
After Funny River, fire academy faces axe

...economic perspective."It's a job issue in rural Alaska and it's a great way for people to make a living," Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, said.Senate finance committee chairman Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said he is also concerned about...
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Around town for Sunday, Feb. 15

Knights of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.Open trap shooting...
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: Discussing the importance of family

...worldwide Synod (or meeting) of Catholic bishops in Rome has been front-page news here...interest in the Synod was generated by the bishops' discussion about how to better support...sound guidance.This Synod, a meeting of bishops from around the world, is a permanent...
My Turn: The worst kind of domestic violence

...gather this Thursday, January 22 at 12:00 noon on the Capital steps to offer a voice for the voiceless and attend the Rally for Life.? Bishop Edward J. Burns is the Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Juneau and Southeast Alaska.


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