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Hollywood-style funeral for mobster outrages Rome

...taken place and tweeted that it was "intolerable that funerals are used by the living to send mafia messages."The parish priest, the Rev. Giancarlo Manieri, said he had no control over what happened outside the church and that inside, the...
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Priest remains on leave during investigation

...under investigation by the FBI.The diocese announced May 23 that the investigation into the Rev. Clint Landry, parish priest of Sacred Heart Cathedral, involves church computers and the Internet, but it released no other details. Landry...
Quebec town still recovering from train disaster a year later

...a challenge for us to commemorate something that doesn't yet belong to the past," said Father Steve Lemay, the parish priest at St. Agnes Church, a stone building overlooking the disaster site. "We're still in the midst of the tragedy...
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Photo: Holy Thursday

...western churches. The church will be observing Easterservices this weekend. Oleksa, from Anchorage, is the former parish priest for St. Nicholas. He is in Juneau for Easter services since the church does not have a priest.
Outside editorial: Out of adversity comes opportunity

...Baby Doc," the son who succeeded him. In 1994, a multinational force led by U.S. soldiers reinstalled former parish priest Jean-Bertrand Aristide as president. But by 2004, Aristide was accused of rampant corruption, and U.S. Marines...
Locals respond to latest scandal

...who serves St. Gregory's Church in Sitka, said he hasn't noticed Catholics shying away from Masses or their parish priests given the scandal, but recognizes that it has shaken parishioners. "I think they (Catholics) are certainly hurt...
St. Brendan's to install priest on Sunday

...ourselves, it's very difficult to liberate other people, but we can educate them toward that," Curran said. As parish priest, Curran hopes to educate his flock to live in harmony. While Curran found his work in Wrangell rewarding, he said...
State Briefs

...Kettler, who will be ordained today, succeeds late Bishop Michael J. Kaniecki, who died of a heart attack in 2000. A parish priest for most of his 32 years in the priesthood, Kettler will serve as the fifth bishop of the Fairbanks diocese. He is...
Juneau Empire Online Local: Orthodox priest does double duty 8/29/97

...nurse at Hospice & Homecare of Juneau and as the new parish priest at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church downtown. ...funds for personnel are scarce in Southeast's small parishes. Priests are also in short supply in the Alaska Diocese, according...
Swieconka: Poland's sweet Easter food blessing

...Roman Catholic country, and on Holy Saturday, the food for the Easter table is brought to church and blessed by the parish priest. It also can be blessed at home. Typical fare includes ham, sausage, cakes of all kinds, particularly babka, eggs...


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