Archbishop Etienne announces pastoral and strategic planning efforts

SEATTLE – Archbishop Paul D. Etienne has written a letter to the people of God in the Archdiocese of Seattle. In the letter, the archbishop calls the church to “renew our commitment to the mission of proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ” and announces new pastoral and strategic planning efforts.

Jean Vanier had ‘manipulative’ sexual relationships with six women

MONTREAL – Jean Vanier, founder of the ecumenical L’Arche communities that provide group homes and spiritual support for people with intellectual disabilities, used his status to have “manipulative” sexual relationships with at least six women, concludes an internal investigation commissioned by the organization.

Remembering Archbishop Brunett

SEATTLE – Clergy, religious and laity are remembering Archbishop Emeritus Alexander J. Brunett as a pastor at heart, an outspoken leader with a vision who was willing to listen to others, and a man who enjoyed breaking bread with others.