John C. Wester

End gun violence, say faith leaders on Sandy Hook anniversary

Local faith leaders came together to ask for an end to gun violence on the second anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, Sunday. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014


Support the Healthy Utah plan

Abandoning the poor and the needy, apart from being morally irresponsible, isn’t a wise use of taxpayer dollars. As Gov. Gary Herbert said in his press... Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014


Herbert unveils his version of Medicaid expansion to public, legislators

Faith and community leaders stood in support of Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan Thursday as he revealed its tenets to members of the Utah Legislature. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014


Catholic Bishop of Salt Lake participates in Vatican council on migration

The Rev. John C. Wester, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City, is at the Vatican for a conference about how best to minister to immigrants during the often... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014


In Rome and at Vatican, 'purity' of Salt Lake Madeleine Choir children's voices delight

Singing at Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican and a concert at the Gesù church in Rome this weekend was the pinnacle of a 10-day trip to Italy by... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014


Utah Catholic Community Services honors Elder Perry

Utah Catholic Community Services awards event took place Nov. 6, This year’s honorees are Humanitarians of the Year- Jon and Mary Kaye Huntsman; Humanitarian-... Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014


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