Pohnpei vessel to assist MV Hapilmohol-1 stranded in Woleai

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Effective immediately, all visitation ministries for the sick and the dead -- including home and hospital visits -- will be temporarily suspended islandwide in line with government's social distancing mandate aimed to contain the spread of Covid-19, the Archdiocese of...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Imposition of the Sacred Pallium on Archbishop Michael Byrnes will take place at 2 p.m. on Jan. 19 at the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica in Hagatna, according to the Archdiocese of Agaña.

A special pallium Mass will be celebrated on that day. The impositio...

Sunday, July 7, 2019

The Neocatechumenal Way inspires commitment, stirs controversy

Balbina Terlaje, 85, was among the pioneer members of the Neocatechumenal Way on Guam when the evangelical movement — also known as “The Way”—  was introduced to the island in the late 1990s. “NCW told us to...

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Elaborate travel arrangements for Archbishop of the Diocese of Agana Michael J. Byrnes published on the website JungleWatch have revealed plans for his visit to the Vatican in late June. Byrnes, the third Archbishop of Agana, will be the subject of a Celebration of the...

Friday, April 5, 2019

Archdiocese of Agana  Archbishop Michael J. Byrnes said he is still trying to figure out the details of the long awaited announcement from Rome about the secret trial of the now former archbishop and the more recent rejection of Apuron's appeal of its verdict. Byrnes t...

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Vatican has upheld its conviction of ousted Archbishop Anthony Apuron for sexually abusing minors and permanently stripped him of his rank as bishop in a decision that brings closure to the clergy abuse scandal that has rocked the Guam church.

In a stateme...

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Archdiocese of Agana on Monday expressed its “strong opposition” to the proposed legalization of recreational marijuana, saying Guam is “already riddled with a drug problem of epidemic magnitude.”

The Archdiocese issued the statement as the legislature continued del...

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Guam Catholics will likely pay closer attention than usual to a meeting of church leadership that began Thursday. Archbishop of the Diocese of Agaña Michael J. Byrnes has asked “all Catholics on Guam for their prayers as leaders of our Church meet with Pope Francis thi...

Friday, February 15, 2019

For those who may have forgotten as Guam heads to another Liberation Day season, Guam Catholic church establishment wants to make its continued opposition to gambling clear, at least the variety of gambling known as "casino."

The question is funding of the festivities...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Archdiocese of Agaña extends prayers

A retired priest of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa, Monsignor Louis Antonelli died Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Rota, according to an official statement by Most Reverend Ryan Jimenez, Bishop of Chalan Kanoa.

Living to the age of 100, Monsignor An...

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