- Apr 7, 2020
The second round of investigations into Bishop Joseph Hart has been completed in Wyoming.
The Archdiocese of Seattle became the first in the country to announce March 11 the temporary suspension of all public Masses to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
NEW YORK — A rising number of churches across the United States are making changes in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including a decision by numerous Catholic dioceses to suspend the serving of wine during Communion. Thus far, there’s been no indication of any widespread cancellations of worship services. However,
Washington state’s Catholic bishops are calling on all Washingtonians “to engage respectfully with others to improve civil dialogue and our entire political system” during this political year.
Archbishop Paul D. Etienne of Seattle has introduced new pastoral planning and strategic planning initiatives, both part of an effort he expects will rebuild and strengthen the Catholic Church in western Washington.