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    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/AB%20CMC.jpg 2019 Catholic Men's Conference opening Mass Archbishop Michael Byrnes celebrates Mass at the conference Saturday, Jan. 19 at the FDMS Boys Chapel.
    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/20190122_170928.jpg Worship and prayer at 2019 Catholic Men's Conference Catholic men, including some fathers and sons attend opening Mass at the 15th CMC at the Boys Chapel, FDMS Jan. 19, 2019.
    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/20190128_135520.jpg Singing praise during Catholic Schools Week Mass Students from different Catholic schools comprise the choir during the 9:30 a.m. Sunday Mass Jan. 27 in Hagatna.
    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/20190208_123105%201.jpg 2019 Guam Catholic Educators' Conference Archdiocese of Agana educators attend the annual conference Feb. 1 at the Veritas Hall of Dominican Catholic School.
    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/20190406_201310.jpg Rome announces guilty verdict upheld against Bishop Apuron Rome has upheld its guilty verdict against Bishop Apuron related to child sexual abuse. See announcements below.
  • ARCHDIOCESAN News 

    • As part of Chapter 11, Reorganization, Aug. 15, 2019 has been set for persons to file a sexual abuse claim or general claim against the Archdiocese of Agana. Click the header above to view the publication notice and please see the "Sexual Abuse Bar Date Notice Package" to the right for related information.
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    • Archbishop Michael Byrnes will join newly installed archbishops from across the world in Rome to concelebrate a Mass with Pope Francis on June 29 at St. Peter’s Basilica, celebrating the conferral of the pallium upon them. Archbishop Byrnes’ leadership was fully affirmed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Agaña Apr. 4 when the Vatican issued an announcement upholding a guilty verdict against now-Bishop Anthony Sablan Apuron related to sexual abuse of youths in past years.
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    • Archbishop Byrnes affirmed as leader of Archdiocese of Agana
      With Rome upholding the guilty verdict against Bishop Anthony Apuron April 4, Father Ron Richards, J.C.L., chancellor of the Archdiocese of Agana transmitted an archdiocesan-wide memo Tuesday, Apr. 23. underscoring Pope Francis’ affirmation of Archbishop Michael Byrnes as the full and unquestionable shepherd of the Catholic Church on Guam. Click the header for the full story.
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    • HAPPY EASTER! Christ is risen, Christ is our joy!
      Thousands of faithful from the Archdiocese of Agana filled our churches to celebrate the glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ our Savior during Easter Sunday. Archbishop Michael Byrnes discussed the significance of Easter in his annual Easter message.
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    • GUILTY VERDICT UPHELD AGAINST BISHOP APURON
      Archbishop Michael Byrnes announced April 4 that the Apostolic Tribunal of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has upheld a guilty verdict against now Bishop Anthony Apuron, "finding the Archbishop guilty of delicts against the Sixth Commandment against minors." See Archbishop Byrnes initial message after the announcement by the Holy See Press Office.
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    • Holy See Press Office Announces guilty verdict upheld against Bishop Apuron
      Official news that Rome had upheld a guilty verdict for former Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron first reached Guam Thursday, April 4, 2019 with the Holy See Press Office issuing an announcement. Access the official Rome announcement by tapping the header above.
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    • The Archdiocese of Agaña is not wavering in its position that legalizing recreational marijuana will produce great harm on island despite the 35th Guam Legislature’s passage of Bill 32 on March 27. After senators voted to approve Bill 32 on the legalization of recreational marijuana by a vote of 8-7, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero now has until April 8 to approve or reject it.
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    • Sister Mary Angelica, RSM enters eternal life
      Sister Mary Angelica Perez passed away peacefully at Mercy Care Center, Oka, Tamuning, Guam on Mar. 21, 2019 at the age of 89.
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    • In order to provide for pastoral support to the pastors, priests, religious and faithful of the various areas of the Archdiocese of Agaña, it is appropriate to establish geographical subdivisions of the Archdiocese so that the pastoral mission and care of souls may be more effective, in accord with c. 374§2. These subdivisions are to be called “vicariates forane.”
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    • Archbishop Michael Michael Byrnes has decreed the establishment of four vicariates within the Archdiocese of Agana. The March 24, 2019 edition of Umatuna Si Yu'os explains all you need to know about vicariates.
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    • Church opens Lenten season with Ash Wednesday Masses
      Catholics on Guam and throughout the world began the holy Lenten season by attending Mass on Ash Wednesday, March 6. Archbishop Michael Byrnes celebrated 12:15 p.m. Mass at the University of Guam Calvo Field House following a long-standing archdiocese tradition and priests also administered ashes on the faithful's foreheads during Masses throughout the island.
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