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Bishops pledge full support for pope's environmental message

...we welcome with joy and thanksgiving the Holy 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...
Where to put the faith

...States. Bishop Michael Warfel of the Catholic diocese of Juneau joined the two other Catholic bishops in Alaska, Roger Schwietz of Anchorage and Donald Kettler of Fairbanks, in issuing a letter urging the United States to seek a peaceful resolution...
Alaska Digest

...archdiocese must pay about $760,000 to cover its share of settlements in three lawsuits, said Anchorage Archbishop Roger Schwietz. A fourth case is pending. The Anchorage lawsuits recently settled include one against the Rev. Frank Murphy that...
Anchorage Archdiocese adopts code of conduct

...takes away any ambivalence," the Rev. Steven Moore, vicar general, said Tuesday at a news conference. Archbishop Roger Schwietz said the nine-page code is a follow-up to national guidelines approved in June by the U.S. Conference of Catholic...
Diocese of Juneau installs new bishop

...Diocese of Juneau. Bishop Edward J. Burns received the crosier, a sign of his pastoral office, from Archbishop Roger Schwietz of Anchorage shortly after the 3 p.m. ceremony began and officially took over the position that has been vacant...
Woman files sex abuse suit

...for counseling, according to the complaint filed Friday in Anchorage Superior Court. In a letter from Archbishop Roger Schwietz, read at Kenai Peninsula church services in March 2004, however, Wells was identified as the priest, assigned...
Healing Mass held for priest abuse victims

...and Mass of Healing and Reconciliation. Fairbanks Catholic Diocese Bishop Donald Kettler was joined by Archbishop Roger Schwietz of Anchorage and Bishop Edward Burns of Juneau in celebrating the Mass. The Interior Star Tekakwitha Circle of Fairbanks...
Priest dies in mountain plane crash

...think if he had a say in how he could go home to the Lord, this would be it," said Anchorage Archbishop, the Rev. Roger Schwietz. "He was doing the two things he loved best - ministering to the people and flying." Kelley was one of two priests...
Church takes stance on subsistence

...the viewpoints into the process of writing a formal document, or pastoral letter, on subsistence, said Archbishop Roger Schwietz of Anchorage. Retired Archbishop Francis Hurley, Bishop Michael Warfel of Juneau and Jesuit Father Richard Case...
Bishop Nikolai to be installed in Sitka

...from the Lower 48, Canada and throughout Alaska, as well as religious leaders of other faiths to include Archbishop Roger Schwietz of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Anchorage, Bishop Mark MacDonald of the Episcopal Diocese of Alaska and Jay Olson...


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