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  • Fairbanks bishop hopes move will help priest shortage

    Fairbanks bishop hopes move will help priest shortage

    • Nov 12, 2019

    Not many may notice the Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska, is being removed from the list of missionary dioceses around the world dependent on the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. But Fairbanks Bishop Chad W. Zielinski hopes the move will catch the attention of other U.S. bishops and spur them to heed Pope Francis’s call for more missionary disciples to serve places such as his diocese.

  • Catholic high school finding success with no-phone policy

    Catholic high school finding success with no-phone policy

    • Oct 22, 2019

    An Anchorage high school has adopted a no-cellphone policy to reduce distractions caused by the devices, officials said.

  • 7 clergy members named in Alaska sexual misconduct review

    7 clergy members named in Alaska sexual misconduct review

    • Aug 23, 2019

    An independent review has found credible accusations of past sexual misconduct against seven clergy members of an Alaska Catholic diocese, including a former priest who died in a July plane crash and another priest who was placed on administrative leave in recent months, church officials said Thursday.

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