Standing in a row holding white tapers, 12 men and women publicly committed to promote peace in their lives and through their relationships with others.
More than 200 people gathered for a discussion on fostering healing and dialogue in the wake of protests and power struggles at Eastside Catholic School.
Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain said a local Catholic school's requirement that the vice principal quit after it learned of his same-sex marriage was not discriminatory.
A New Year's eve candlelight vigil in support of Fr. James Radloff will be held on the steps of the historic St. Francis of Assisi Church on the parish campus.
Fr. James Radloff has been denied a letter of good standing that would allow him to exercise priestly ministry at his home archdiocese during the Christmas season.
U.S. Catholic bishops "must take to heart" that the "vast majority" of U.S. priests are "extremely dissatisfied" with the new translation of the Roman missal, Bishop Donald Trautman said.
Many of the approximately 150 priests to attend the assembly consider themselves in line with the teachings of Vatican II.
The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests will talk about the selection process of bishops and the ordination of women and married men at their second annual assembly.
Seattle punctuated Earth Day 2013 with the dedication of what is touted as "the world's greenest commercial building."
Seattle University will be among those testing that claim.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn were among dignitaries at the grand opening of the Bullitt Center, a $30 million, six-story, 50,000-square-foot office building that will generate all its own electricity, capture and store rain for all its water needs, compost its own waste, and treat its greywater on-site.
The almost life-sized statue was unveiled Sept. 29, the evening before a Sunday Mass commemorating the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council.