John C. Wester

Salt Lake community reflects as emeritus pope begins new journey

At St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Kearns, teachers and students reflected on what the historical day in the Catholic Church meant to them. Read more »

Feb. 28, 2013

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Salt Lake Catholic Bishop Wester notes 'bittersweet day' on final day of Pope Benedict XVI's reign

Pope Benedict XVI gave his final address as pope Thursday, and it will likely be the last time he will be in the public eye. The 85-year-old pope has said he no longer... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2013

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Locals react to the retirement of 'gracious, pastoral' Pope Benedict XVI

The Most Rev. John C. Wester, Bishop of the Diocese of Salt Lake City, and other locals react to the news that Pope Benedict XVI will be retiring Feb. 28. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2013

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Catholics hail pope's resignation as courageous, humble

Pope Benedict XVI's suprising announcement that he will resign is being lauded by Roman Catholic leaders, scholars and laity as courageous, humble and in the best... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2013

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The needle moves on immigration reform

On Monday, a bipartisan group of senators announced a framework of principles to guide lawmaking over border security, guest workers and employer verification of... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2013

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A path to citizenship

It is safe to say that the word amnesty remains a lightning rod in the immigration debate, with many elected officials, commentators, and others labeling any and all... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2013

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