Posts Tagged ‘Hagåtña’

Archbishop Byrnes receives Visionary Voice Award

Monday, April 9th, 2018

The Archbishop of Hagåtña (Guam), has received the territory’s Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence’s Visionary Voice Award. Since the legislation was enacted on Guam to abolish the statutes of limitation in September 2016, 140 victims have filed lawsuits against the Archdiocese. Appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese Hagåtña in October 2016, Archbishop Byrnes faced Read more

Guam – The Neocatechumenal Way should start paying its way

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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The Neocatechumenal Way should start paying rent for using the Archdiocese of Hagåtña’s Yona property says David Sablan. Archdiocesan Finance Council President Richard Untalan and other council members said the Yona property is one of 41 non-essential archdiocese assets that could be sold to help settle clergy sex abuse cases against the archdiocese. But Sablan Read more

Hon says Archbishop Apuron failed to act on recommendation given in 2015

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Archbishop Savio Hon Tai Fai said Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron had more than a year, from early 2015, to prove to the Vatican he could improve his weak pastoral governance and unify the Catholic Church on Guam. But he failed to heed the calls, and the subsequent public allegations that Apuron sexually abused Agat altar Read more

Catholic Church in Guam still divided

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Over the past few months, many of the Guam’s Catholics have been divided by a line in which one side supports the Neocatechumenal Way (NCW) movement and those who want to keep the old traditions of the local Catholic church. On Wednesday a prayer vigil took place in Hagåtña. Gregory D. Perez, president of the Read more

Apostolic Delegate visits Guam to build bridges

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

A controversy has arisen regarding an alleged attempt to transfer ownership of property owed by Archdiocese Hagåtña to an organisation connected to the Neocatechumenal Way. Last week, while on a visit to to Guam, the apostolic delegate archbishop Martin Krebs said he had come help build bridges and help those who want to build bridges. Krebs Read more