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Resigning Pope Benedict Touches Local Bishop
Yakima Bishop Joseph Tyson says he admires Pope Benedict for being able to assess his own health and announce his resignation. The pope made the announcement Monday saying he will step down Feb. 28th. The move allows the Vatican to hold a conclave before Easter to elect a new pope, since the traditi…
Yakima Bishop Delivered Message to Reject Referendum 74
Yakima Bishop Joseph Tyson delivered a message to catholic parishioners on Saturday and Sunday that marriage is a covenant between a man and a woman and that Referendum 74 should be rejected by voters in the November election. The referendum would redefine marriage in Washington as a contract betwee…