by Bishop Pates | October, 23, 2018
Bishop Richard Pates reflects on nearly 50 years of priesthood as his golden anniversary,
Dec. 20, approaches.
by Bishop Pates | September, 27, 2018
Read Bishop's reaction to the grand jury report in Pennsylvania and what we've done here in the Des Moines diocese to prevent sexual abuse of minors by clergy.
by Adam Storey | September, 27, 2018
A recommitment to keeping our vows -- both those of the laity and those of the Church -- could help with the pain we're experiencing from the abuse crisis.