RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Brief Update on Bishop Matthias
For those of you who were unable to attend Liturgy this morning, please read the letters from Bishop Matthias and Metropolitan Tikhon on the diocese's webpage:
Bishop ... Posted on 4/14/13 at 9:29 PM
Ohio State University President Gordon Gee announced his retirement Tuesday after he came under fire for jokingly referring to "those damn Catholics" at Notre Dame and poking fun at the academic quality of other schools.
Today the Herald joins other Forum Communications Co. newspapers in North Dakota in calling for the resignations of Hamid Shirvani, chancellor of the North Dakota University System, and Duaine Espegard, president of the State Board of Higher Education.
Benedict XVI stunned the world when he announced Feb. 11 he would resign as pope. But in retrospect, all the signs were there, and they even accelerated in recent months. Here's a look at the hints Benedict dropped starting in 2005, his first year as pope, indicating that unlike his predecessors over 600 years, his papacy would end in retirement, not death.
With a humble "Grazie" as bishops doffed their mitres and applause echoed through St. Peter's Basilica, a frail Pope Benedict XVI began his long farewell by presiding over Ash Wednesday services in a tearful, final public Mass.
Pope Benedict XVI's resignation opens the door to an array of possible successors, from the conservative cardinal of Milan to a contender from Ghana and several Latin Americans. But don't count on a radical change of course for the Catholic Church: Benedict appointed the majority of cardinals who will choose his successor from within their own ranks.
Former Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch on Sunday struck back at top Republicans over her 2011 resignation after an affair with a staff member, accusing them of pledging to give her time to talk to her family and then promptly leaking word of the affair to media.
The city of Michigan, N.D., is losing its city auditor just weeks before a special election to pick a new mayor. Rita Hjelseth, put in her two weeks' notice, effective Jan. 25, according to the city's Facebook page.
The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus has brought a sudden and unexpected end to the public career of a four-star general who led U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq and was thought to be a potential candidate for president.
Jonathan S. Landay and Hannah Allam and McClatchy Newspapers
, November 09, 2012
A Winona special education teacher accused of slapping a student has resigned. The Winona Daily News reports that the Winona Area Public Schools Board accepted Theresa Kersting's resignation on Tuesday.
Something had to go for Mike Hanson. The 33-year-old served as athletic director, assistant principal and boys head basketball coach at Grafton High School in the 2011-12 school year. On Tuesday, Hanson turned in his resignation as boys basketball coach.
The directors of North Dakota’s State Fair considered firing manager Bob Wagoner more than a year before they decided to do it this week.
Meeting minutes show the board discussed asking for Wagoner’s resignation in May 2008. The issue was later dropped and Wagoner got a 4.4 percent pay raise. Board member Neil Fleming of Cavalier said he saw improvements in marketing and staff relationships.
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