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News: Reaction to Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

August, 16, 2018

Reaction of Bishop Richard Pates to the Pennsylvania grand jury report and an explanation of the steps the Des Moines diocese is taking to prevent sexual abuse of children by clergy.

Mass at the Iowa State Fair

August, 10, 2018

If you're planning to be at the Iowa State Fair early on either Sunday of the fair, join us for Mass. We'll be at Pioneer Hall and Mass begins at 7:15 a.m.

New: Diocese wins architecture group award for rehabilitation

August, 8, 2018

Preservation Iowa's 2918 Preservation at Its Best award will be given to the Diocese of Des Moines for excellence in historic preservation efforts in the Sustainability in Preservation category for the rehabilitation of the Catholic Pastoral Center.