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2 years 9 months ago

Catholics world-wide observe Ash Wednesday

Catholics in Pueblo and around the world observed Ash Wednesday today. Bishop Fernando Isern lead services at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Pueblo. Parishoners received ashes in the sign of the cross on their foreheads to symbolize their willingness to do penance for sins. Ash Wednesday...

4 years 2 months ago

Former Colorado Mormon bishop sent to prison

A former stockbroker accused of running a $21 million Ponzi scheme from his suburban Denver home for 15 years has been sentenced to 12½ years in federal prison. Victims packed the courtroom Tuesday when U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger sentenced Shawn Merriman. He had pleaded guilty to defrauding at...

4 years 3 months ago

California crash kills 6, injured dozen

A university cheerleading coach is among six people killed in a fiery crash in California's eastern Sierra Nevada that injured a dozen student-athletes. California Baptist University says Wendy Rice died Monday night when an SUV swerved into the center median on U.S. Highway 395 near the town of Bishop,...

4 years 9 months ago

Husband of Alabama professor wanted "revenge"

Documents obtained by The Associated Press reveal the husband of the Alabama professor accused of gunning down three colleagues once said he wanted violent revenge on a doctor who gave his wife a bad job review. Amy Bishop is charged with killing three colleagues at the University of Alabama-Huntsville...

5 years 1 month ago

Longtime Pueblo bishop welcomes successor

On Tuesday Bishop Arthur Tafoya held a news conference to welcome his successor, Fr. Fernando Isern from Miami. Tafoya, who has been the bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo for 29 years, will retire in mid-December. "I want to thank the good people of Southern Colorado for the warm...

5 years 1 month ago

Pueblo Bishop announces retirement

The Catholic Diocese of Pueblo has announced Bishop Arthur Tafoya will retire on December 10, 2009. The diocese says the Catholic Church requires bishops to retire after turning 75 years old. Bishop Tafoya is 77. Fr. Fernando Isern from Miami will be ordained as the new bishop of Pueblo...

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