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Fairbanks bishop requests fiscal help

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks Bishop Donald Kettler sent a bulk mailing to 55,000 diocesan supporters around the world, seeking money to help the missionary diocese...
Bishops pledge full support for pope's environmental message

...Father's much-awaited encyclical," said Anchorage Archbishop Roger Schwietz, Juneau Bishop Edward Burns and Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski in a joint statement following the encyclical's release."At the heart of "Laudato si" we find...
Survival theme affects us all

...Federation of Natives Convention in Fairbanks. I joined my brother bishops, Anchorage Archbishop Roger Schwietz and Fairbanks Bishop Donald Kettler in being a part of the celebrations in this community event. It was a good experience. When I arrived...
Fairbanks bishop apologizes for church abuse

The bishop of the Fairbanks Catholic Diocese published an open letter apologizing to victims of sexual abuse by church representatives.
Priests convene for Alaska Conference of Catholic Bishops

...Fairbanks and Juneau gathered in Anchorage for a multi-day convocation. Anchorage Archbishop Roger L. Schwietz, Fairbanks Bishop Donald J. Kettler and Juneau Bishop Edward J. Burns were joined by 47 priests from around Alaska for this first-ever...
Minority subsistence report filed

...terms of both conservation and civil rights that it needs to be changed," said Dick Bishop, an outdoorsman from Fairbanks. Bishop and Ron Somerville, board member of the Juneau-based Territorial Sportsmen, submitted their dissenting recommendations...
Alaska priest named in abuse lawsuit

...filed May 21 in Nome. It did not come to the Fairbanks diocese's attention until Tuesday. Ornowski contacted Fairbanks Bishop Donald Kettler and the superior of his Massachusetts congregation, said Robert Hannon, diocesan chancellor. Kettler...
2nd plaintiff joins sex suit against priest

...civil complaint asserts church officials knew about McCaffrey's inclinations, but failed to protect parishioners. Fairbanks Bishop Donald Kettler was unavailable for comment, but his assistant Fred Villa said diocese officials had not seen the...
Pray for peace

...Hurley, Archbishop Emeritus of Anchorage Bishop Mark MacDonald, Episcopal Bishop of Alaska Bishop Michael Warfel, Catholic Bishop of Juneau, Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks Bishop Ronald Martinson, Lutheran Bishop of Alaska, ELCA
Northwest Digest in Spokane, Wash. Boudreau said in a recent interview that she decided to sue after discussions with Fairbanks Bishop Donald Kettler about counseling that bothered her. The bishop put parameters on paying for counseling, she said...


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