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Bishop Pates to lead Joliet, Ill., diocese temporarily during bishop’s medical leave

Bishop Pates to lead Joliet, Ill., diocese temporarily during bishop’s medical leave

| December 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Daniel Conlon of Joliet announced he is taking a medical leave of absence starting Dec. 27. Retired Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines, Iowa, will be apostolic administrator of the diocese while Bishop Conlon is away.

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Iowa bishop supports medical marijuana bill in letter to lawmakers

Iowa bishop supports medical marijuana bill in letter to lawmakers

| Anne Marie Cox | May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines urged state lawmakers to pass legislation that would legalize medical marijuana.

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Little Sisters’ St. Jeanne Jugan Award dinner

Little Sisters’ St. Jeanne Jugan Award dinner

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Little Sisters of the Poor will host their annual St. Jeanne Jugan Award dinner Sept. 27 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, St. Paul.

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