News: Father Carlos Gomez Pineda returns to his home diocese in El Salvador

August, 31, 2018

Bishop Richard Pates has accepted a request from Father Carlos Gomez Pineda to return to his home diocese in El Salvador.

News: Bishop invites parishes, schools to participate in reparation for sexual abuse

August, 29, 2018

Bishop Richard Pates is inviting all parishes and schools in the diocese to set aside the four Fridays of September as special days for prayer and fasting in reparation for the sexual abuse of children.

News: Priest suspended following allegation

August, 23, 2018

A priest temporarily ministering in the Diocese of Des Moines has been suspended indefinitely following an allegation of a serious violation of boundary issues related to unwelcome advances toward a female adult.