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MEDIA STATEMENT: HOPE AND HEALING AFTER ABORTION

Pope Francis shares the importance of Mercy toward those seeking forgiveness after abortion Garden Grove, calif., (Sep. 1, 2015) –…

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DIOCESE OF ORANGE AND SISTERS OF SAINT JOSEPH HOLD FIRST CONFERENCE REGARDING PAPAL ENCYCLICAL ON THE ENVIRONMENT

This first-of-its-kind conference seeks to respond to Pope Francis’ call for the faithful to take the lead in addressing global…

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HUNTINGTON BEACH INTERFAITH COUNCIL HOSTS EIGHTH ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE WAVES IN SURF CITY USA

This interfaith event seeks to recognize the spiritual significance of our most cherished natural asset and calls on participants to…

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BISHOP VANN CONGRATULATES L.A. ARCHDIOCESE ON APPOINTMENTS

In the name of the Diocese of Orange, I wish to offer the prayers, good wishes and congratulations to Archbishop…

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Chapel Solemnly Blessed at Christ Cathedral in Honor of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Orange

Garden Grove, Calif., (July 20, 2015) – On Sunday July 19, 2015, the newly minted Chapel of Unity and Reconciliation…

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Clergy Assignment Updates & Parochial Vicar Changes

BISHOP VANN IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING APPOINTMENTS, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015. PASTORS REV. AL BACA from Pastor, St….

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OC Catholic Now Largest Catholic Weekly in U.S.

Supporters of the Diocese of Orange and its expanding communications platforms gathered Tuesday at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach…

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Papal Encyclical, Laudato Si Released

Early this morning, the Vatican released Pope Francis’ encyclical letter on ecology, Laudato Si’. It says all of the best…

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Diocese Receives Record Capital Gift

THE $20 MILLION CONTRIBUTION WILL HELP FUND TRANSFORMATION OF THE CHRIST CATHEDRAL GARDEN GROVE — The largest capital gift ever…

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Top Christian Unity Award for Bishop Brown

THE BISHOP EMERITUS IS HONORED FOR LONGTIME WORK FOR “INTERRELIGIOUS UNDERSTANDING AND COOPERATION.” The Catholic Association of Diocesan Ecumenical and…

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