Tag: Bishop Pates

Faith leaders urge president, attorney general to halt federal executions

Faith leaders urge president, attorney general to halt federal executions

| Ian Alvano | July 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Over 1,000 religious leaders have signed a joint statement urging President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr to stop the executions scheduled to take place in July and August at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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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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