John C. Wester

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


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


Drafter of Utah Compact calls document 'gold standard' for fixing nation's immigration problems

Paul Mero, president of the Sutherland Institute, a Utah-based conservative public policy think tank, said he intends to tell members of Utah's congressional... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2012


German Yule tradition comes to This Is the Place

SALT LAKE CITY — A German yuletide tradition was introduced to Salt Lake City on Thursday evening with the St. Martin's Lantern Parade at This Is the Place... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2012


Utahns celebrate canonization of first Native American Catholic saint

Just hours after thousands of Catholics from around the world gathered at the Vatican to celebrate Sunday's canonization of seven new saints, a much smaller... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2012


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