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Schroeder honored with 2 awards

...excited about an upcoming speaker they will bring to Juneau with Northern Light United Church, Father John Dear, a Jesuit priest who has been arrested more than 75 times for acts of nonviolent civil disobedience against war and injustice. She...
Men suing priest for back child support

ANCHORAGE - A Jesuit priest who impregnated two woman decades ago while working in rural Alaska is being sued by his two grown sons for child support and damages...
Another woman alleges abuse by Rev. James Poole

FAIRBANKS - A sixth woman has filed a lawsuit alleging she was sexually abused by a Jesuit priest who served in rural Alaska during a four-decade career. Sound off on the important issues at The lawsuit, filed Sept. 1 in...
Corps has its roots in Alaska but branches everywhere

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps was founded in 1956 by the Rev. Jack Morris, a Jesuit priest, as a loosely run operation at a boarding school in the Copper River Valley. Despite the adjective "Jesuit," corps members...
Juneau in the sun

Tim and Julie Campbell of Macomb, Ill., stand next to the Mount Roberts cross Friday while taking a respite from their cruise ship. The Mount Roberts trail was originallay blazed by a Jesuit priest and a group of volunteers in 1908.
Judge asked to toss out abuse lawsuit against diocese

...against the Fairbanks Diocese and the Society of Jesus by six former altar boys who say they were sexually abused by a Jesuit priest. The Catholic Church is protected by the statute of limitations against a lawsuit seeking justice for events going...
Priest admits to fathering children

...conducted to hear several motions in a lawsuit filed by two children fathered by the Rev. James Jacobson, 83, a retired Jesuit priest who worked in Yup'ik villages in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta for about 15 years, until 1976. Besides damages...
Fairbanks diocese blasted for withholding documents

...stonewalling" and allow the release of all documents pertaining to the Rev. James E. Poole. The 82-year-old retired Jesuit priest has been accused of abusing five women during a four-decade career in rural Alaska. Poole, who founded KNOM radio...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the city museum outbid other contenders in an online Internet auction to obtain the piece. Early this century, a Jesuit priest named Father Bruckert collected the artifact while serving as a missionary in Douglas. He left Alaska around 1917...
'The Sparrow' a cross-genre literary star

...readers, not just those who are into sci-fi epics. "The Sparrow" traces the life of Emilio Sandoz, a Puerto Rican Jesuit priest, his friends, and their expedition to Rakhat, an alien planet inhabited by the VaRakhati. The story begins in 2059...


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