Walter Soboleff retrospective

...burned down in the 1920s. Its residents, including Soboleff, moved to Angoon. Soboleff's father was a Russian Orthodox priest, and his mother was a fluent Tlingit speaker, but neither of them wanted him to speak Tlingit. He ended up learning it from...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...working with them."Lund was accepted to a physical therapy school at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and at UCLA but her priest and family felt she wasn't prepared for the big city and suggested a nursing degree."I didn't want to," Lund said...
Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion,' says pope

...allowing all rank-and-file priests to grant absolution during...himself or delegate that to a priest who is expert in such situations...many bishops already allow priests to absolve women who have had...directive on Tuesday "reminds priests of the need for mercy, and...
Nation and World
Vatican scandal heats up with revelations of greed, intrigue

...down the wall of his next-door neighbor - a sick, elderly priest - to expand his already palatial apartment.Pope Francis has...extra room into his apartment, furniture and all.The elderly priest eventually came home to find his possessions in boxes. He died...
Nation and World
Haitians mark Voodoo day of the dead

...Port-au-Prince's sprawling national cemetery, Voodoo priests and priestesses gathered around a blackened monument that on Tuesday, after the Voodoo festival concludes.Voodoo priest Pierre Saint Ange cracked a rope whip on a crumbling tomb and...
Nation and World
Pope's family synod: No changes, but everything has changed I to judge" about a purportedly gay priest. But church teaching holds that while...women as deacons, to help relieve the priest shortage and give women more roles in...during which he has already given ordinary priests rather than just bishops the ability to...
Nation and World
Pope's message to Cuba: Be willing to change

...anniversary Monday of the day he decided as a teenager to become a priest by pressing a subtle message to Cubans at a delicate point in...God was waiting for me," and knew he was going to become a priest.Bergoglio wouldn't enter the seminary for several more years...
Nation and World
French sailor had no fear in leaping to rescue boat

...return to his native France, grab his bag and cat and go hitchhiking around the country to find a new aluminum hull."As a priest has been called by God, the ocean has called me," Wattecamps-Etienne said. "It's for life."? Wattecamps-Etienne...
Today in Sports History for Oct. 23

...Patriots also set the regular-season mark of 18 straight wins, surpassing the 17 won by the 1933-34 Chicago Bears.2004 - Priest Holmes and Derrick Blaylock each score four touchdowns rushing in Kansas City's 56-10 rout of Atlanta. The eight TDs rushing...
Priests convene for Alaska Conference of Catholic Bishops

...statistics, 94% of the priests in the US state that they are happy as a priest and a great majority...celibacy has been a grace for priests personally. The topics...the sacramental life of priests, priest wellness, priest/bishop...


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