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...the practice in America in the 1920s after Latin-rite bishops complained it was confusing for parishioners. But Pope John Paul II called for greater acceptance of Eastern Catholic traditions. And over the years, popes have made exceptions on a...
Dale Trombley Faithful Navigator of Our Lady of the Snow Council #4859 and as Honor Guard many, many times including when Pope John Paul II visited Alaska in 1981. Dale also coordinated and volunteered for the "Walk for Hope" for 24 years. He also enjoyed...

...bobblehead replicates the shoes she wore on Sept. 25, 1981, the day she was sworn in as the court's first female member. John Paul Stevens stands on a Betamax VCR, a nod to his opinion in a copyright case involving the device. When the VCR wasn't...
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Culture of death (continued)

During the Christmas season when many celebrate a unique and miraculous birth, what the late Pope John Paul II called "a culture of death" continues its march.Last week, the upper house of the Belgian Senate voted to extend a 2002...
San Fernando bell returned to Kodiak

...chief of the Los Angeles International Airport Police Department, led the attempt and had a brief encounter with Pope John Paul II during a visit to California. The Pope approved the loan, but the bell was never brought to Alaska due to complications...
Pope addresses Ukraine Catholics

LVIV, Ukraine -- Pope John Paul II led a crowded outdoor Mass in...costumes perform folk dances for Pope John Paul II during pontiff's meeting with...Russian imperial and Soviet rule. John Paul beatified two Latin Rite Catholic...
Message leaves much to ponder: Voices of the Clarion

...much time helping the impoverished of India, and Pope John Paul II, whose lifelong passion was trying to end war and...Hinckley says the churches of the world can help. "Pope John Paul II's repeated warnings against moral pitfalls are impressive...
Peninsula Reflections

...Walt Franklin, and three children; John Paul, 6, Judy, 3, and Jewel, 2. They...reopened with the help of Vera and John Paul. Vera became the janitor at the...moved to Soldotna with the girls. John Paul joined them later. Vera went on to...
Founding archbishop of Anchorage Diocese dies at age 86

...Archbishop to the Military Vicar in 1975. He was installed as Archbishop for the Military Services a decade later. Pope John Paul II extended Ryan's term beyond the mandatory retirement age of 75, and he finally retired in 1991. A memorial mass...
9th Circuit says seafood companies did not discriminate

...discrimination, workers had to do more than show numerical imbalance among the races in different jobs. Dissenting Justice John Paul Stevens wrote that the claims ''bear an unsettling resemblance to aspects of a plantation economy.'' In the 1991...


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