Washington bishops release voter resources

The Washington State Catholic Conference, which represents the state’s bishops on matters of public policy, has produced voter resources, including a webpage and flyer, in advance of the October 8 deadline for online voter registration. The general election is November 6.

Seattle bishops to lead prayer of repentance and healing

To promote healing in the wake of the abuse crisis in the church, Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, along with auxiliary bishops Eusebio Elizondo and Daniel Mueggenborg, will lead a public prayer service at St. James Cathedral October 4 at 7 p.m. “It will be an opportunity for us bishops to express our sorrow and contrition for the scourge of sexual abuse in the Church,” the archbishop said, “and to pray for the healing of all those who have been victims, as well as the Church herself.”