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    Alaskans scramble to save historic church from falling off cliff

    One of the oldest churches in Alaska, and a spiritual treasure to Orthodox Alaska Natives, is on the verge of falling off a massive...

    Legal fight possible if Anchorage bans counseling for unwanted same-sex attraction

    A leading national attorney warned of legal challenges if the Anchorage Assembly presses ahead with a proposed ban on counseling that aims to help...

    The bizarre inconsistency of our Catholic bishops

    In these days of Alphabet Madness (COVID, LGBTQ, BLM, CHAZ), many Catholic bishops of the Western world fall lockstep into bizarre inconsistencies. Despite their...

    Workshop looks to help Anchorage defend parental rights in face of proposed LGBT ordinance

    The day before the Anchorage Assembly takes up debate over an ordinance to outlaw counseling for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction, a conference will...

    Let’s cancel the cancel culture

    Cancel culture destroys empathy and compassion for others. President Obama addressed this disturbing trend in 2019. Speaking last October at an event in Chicago,...

    Municipal Attorney: Anchorage mayor’s new order doesn’t apply to churches

    In imposing his latest COVID-19 mandate Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s emergency order made no mention of religious entities. According to July 24 email Municipal Attorney...

    Mayor’s latest emergency order again treats Anchorage churches as non-essential

    Update from editor: While the actual text of Mayor Berkowitz's latest emergency order makes no mention of churches or religious exemptions, his legal department...

    Anchorage Assembly hones plan to ban help for kids with unwanted same-sex attraction

    The three openly gay Anchorage Assembly members are carefully preparing for the July 28 Assembly meeting in which they will try to pass an...

    Assembly approves Anchorage mayor’s request to reward Catholic shelter for gender identity policy

    The Brother Francis Shelter (BFS), which is run by Catholic Social Services (CSS) in Anchorage, received a $200,000 bump from the municipality because of...

    Governor to join Alaska pastors prayer rally for racial reconciliation

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy has agreed to join Alaskans in prayer to seek healing and racial reconciliation. The online prayer gathering will occur on July...

    Supreme Court rules states can’t discriminate against religious schools

    On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states cannot prohibit tuition grants or scholarships to private religious schools if they award...

    Anchorage looks to ban help for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction

    Step aside parents. The three openly gay members of the Anchorage Assembly plan to use police powers to prohibit you from helping your child...

    After vehicle crashes into church, Anchorage parishioner makes arrest

    Parishioners at St. Nicholas of Myra Church heard what sounded like an explosion just moments before Father Joseph Wargacki was about to read from...

    Supreme Court redefines sex to include ‘sexual orientation and gender identity’

    The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion on June 15 that redefines “sex” to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” when determining sex discrimination...

    ‘Can we ever pull the weed of racism out?

    Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin's murder of George Floyd has caused us once again as a culture, a country and as a community to...

    Why a morally imperfect president still has my vote

    “The fourth rule is: Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules. You can kill them with this, but they can...

    So-called ‘opposition’ prays with Black Lives Matter leaders before Alaska protest

    It’s not what the mainstream media wants to portray, but the June 6 Black Lives Matter march through Palmer, Alaska, began with a moment...

    Alaska among 10 states failing to enact religious exemptions during pandemic

    Alaska is among just 10 states that failed to provide religious exemptions to protect First Amendment liberties of churches during the COVID-19 pandemic. Every...

    Pope names an archbishop for newly formed Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau

    Pope Francis has named Juneau Bishop Andrew Bellisario as archbishop of the newly founded Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau. The announcement was made on May 19. In...

    California churches to defy state’s violation of First Amendment rights

    Hundreds of California pastors plan to defy Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive orders relegating religious gatherings as nonessential. An open letter from pastors to the governor...

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