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With Release of Lists of ‘Credibly Accused’ Clergy, Jesuits and Fairbanks Diocese Apologize for Decades of Abuse; Healing and Openness Must Be the Focus, Church Leaders Say

Wooden cross in foreground, large body of water and sub-Arctic mountain range in background

With the recent releases of lists of Catholic priests and brothers who have been “credibly accused” of sexual abuse, going back to the 1950s, Church leaders in Alaska and elsewhere are seeking new avenues for healing and restoring goodwill with local parishes, especially with survivors. They’re also apologizing. In this in-depth report, KNOM speaks with Bishop Chad Zielinski of the Diocese of Fairbanks, as well as with local behavioral health experts and national leaders, who offer resources and hope for survivors still seeking peace and healing after sexual abuse.

Iron Dog Leaders Lay Over in McGrath

Team #10: Morgan and Olds in Nome

Iron Dog 2019 competitors Mike Morgan and Chris Olds (team 10), the 2018 race champions, were first into McGrath on Sunday night. They’ll be eligible to return to the trail at 10am Monday.