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Clergy, members gather for Palm Sunday service

...Catholic Bishop of Juneau, the Most Rev. Edward J. Burns, clergy and faithful from the Catholic, Orthodox and Episcopal communities...Easter on the same day this year. In addition to Bishop Burns, clergy participating in the Palm Sunday service were Anchorage priest...
Living & Growing: Opening the heart through difficult times bootstraps, when I can admit and accept my pain and reach out to God and others for comfort and strength, that is when my heart opens.? Wendy Hamilton is a clergy member of Eckankar, the religion of the Light and Sound of God.
Coming out

...discriminating against loving parents and led me with other clergy to found Colorado Clergy for Equality in Marriage, a coalition for which...a religious rite as well as a social contract. Clergy often officiate at ceremonies that are at once religious...
Mormon church bucks the trend

...from the first day of services.Unlike many churches, which have professional clergy keeping the church open throughout the day, the LDS church is served by lay-clergy and the building is closed and empty when not in use. It can be used for non-church...
Alaska Editorial: Governor's denial of information thwarts public's right to know

...chain-of-command abuses, fell under the privilege between clergy members and their parishioners. Furthermore, Mr. Ruaro cited...regard to Mr. Ruaro's rationale that communications with clergy are privileged, that argument would hold water if the communications...
Measure would hold Alaska clergy responsible for abuse

...But Republican Rep. Bob Lynn said the law should extend to clergy to protect children as well as religious institutions. Failure...allowing child abuse to go unpunished. "I think many in the clergy will welcome this. If you are concerned about the health of...
Ceremony of sorrow

...ceremony of sorrow in response to the clergy sexual abuse cases that took place in...sorrow for the pain and anger caused by the clergy sexual abuse. In addition to speaking...have experienced abuse at the hands of clergy or a church worker but never had the chance...
Native ceremony honors dead at Gastineau

Leaders of the local Native community, representatives of the City and Borough of Juneau and members of the clergy honored the dead who lie buried on the grounds of Gastineau Community School in Douglas at a blessing ceremony Tuesday afternoon...
Alaska diocese says settlement near in abuse suit

...Catholic Diocese of Fairbanks said it's near a financial settlement with a committee representing almost 300 alleged victims of clergy sex abuse. Robert Hannon, diocesan chancellor, told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that attorneys are still working out...
Pastor defrocked over gay wedding is reinstated

...its entirety," including its ban on clergy performing same-sex marriages.Schaefer...practicing homosexuals" from becoming clergy and forbid ministers from performing same-sex marriages.Traditionalists say clergy have no right to break church law just...
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