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Mormon church bucks the trend

...he said.Data show the Catholic church's number of adherents declining significantly over the last decade. Bishop Edward Burns, of Juneau's Catholic Diocese, doesn't think fewer people believe - he said in a phone interview that "people...
Photo: Chrism Mass

Bishop Edward Burns, center, leads a Diocesan Chrism Mass with all the priests of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Juneau (Southeast Alaska) at the...
A 'mixed blessing'

...Ann's Center now stands downtown, closed in the 1960s, and Juneau hasn't had a Catholic school since. Juneau Bishop Edward Burns said there's been a push to get another Catholic school going."I am in great support of Catholic education, and...
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Shrine of St. Therese Mardi Gras Gala thank you

...Alaska Quest Charters, Davida Alhgren, Alpaca International, Annie Kaill's, Margie and Jack Beedle, Bishop Edward Burns, Coastal Helicopters, Deirdre Darr, Ann Doty, Ed's Edible Landscaping, Dick Fagnant, Foodland IGA, Gastineau...
Two little words - 'The Shrine'

...Alaska and the world. It's like a magnet: The Shrine pulls people toward it and the same was true for me.Bishop Edward Burns hired me last June to be the executive director, and I accepted without ever setting a toe in Alaska. There was something...
Around Town for Friday, Nov. 22

...on Pastoral Challenges to the Family, 7:30 p.m., St. Paul the Apostle Church. An open discussion with Bishop Edward Burns and members of the 2013 Diocese of Juneau Synod on the Vatican's current survey. All are welcome.
The Shrine of St. Therese celebrates 75 years

Seventy-five years ago on Oct. 30, 1938, Bishop Joseph Crimont, S.J., laid the cornerstone for the chapel of the Shrine of St. Therese.
No public benefit if state funds private schools

As someone who was educated in Catholic schools through graduate school, I take exception to Bishop Edward Burns' columns supporting SJR9 (HJR1) and aligning with Gov. Sean Parnell to amend the state constitution to allow public funds to...
My Turn: Private school funding will degrade public education

It is not surprising that Bishop Edward Burns in his Feb. 2 opinion piece supports Senate Joint Resolution 9 to amend our Alaska State Constitution to allow for public funds...
Serving society at great risk

We live in an unpredictable and dangerous world. We have seen this in just the past week in the enormous fire that has been burning in California since Aug. 17.


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