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Hundreds of thousands of families to face end of immigration protection: Decision to end Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador is a travesty

SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador in September 2019 will mean…

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Catholic Partners Urge 18-month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador

WASHINGTON (December 21, 2017)—On December 20, 2017, Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Texas, Chairman of the USCCB Committee on…

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DIOCESE OF ORANGE AND ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS HOLD HOMELESS PERSONS’ MEMORIAL SERVICE AT CHRIST CATHEDRAL

The second annual inter-religious event highlights the ever increasing homelessness problem in Orange County, Calif. and seeks to give some…

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Most Reverend Dominic Dinh Mai Luong, D.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Orange, passes into eternal life

The Most Rev. Dominic Dinh Mai Luong, D.D., Bishop Emeritus for the Diocese of Orange, passed away December 6, 2017…

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U.S. Bishops’ Subcommittee Awards Grants for 187 Projects in Latin America, Including Help for Migrants and Victims of Natural Disasters

WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2017) —With the goal of strengthening and supporting the pastoral work of the Church in Latin America…

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NEW BISHOP TO BE ORDAINED FOR THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE

Bishop-elect Thanh Thai Nguyen was appointed by Pope Francis on October 6, 2017 to serve as the second Auxiliary Bishop…

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USCCB President Makes Thanksgiving Day Appeal for Protection of the Vulnerable, Especially Migrant & Refugee Families

WASHINGTON— (Nov. 20, 2017) Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), offers…

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U.S. Bishops’ Chairman Greatly Disappointed by House Passage of Tax Bill that Harms Poor, Many Families

WASHINGTON— Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice…

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House Tax Reform Bill “Unacceptable” as Written, Say U.S. Bishops Chairmen

WASHINGTON—In a letter of November 9, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, New…

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BISHOP VANN TO DEDICATE NEW PARISH CHURCH IN LADERA RANCH

Expansion is emblematic of the exponential growth of Catholic Community in Southern California Garden Grove, Calif., (Nov. 2, 2017) –…

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Bishop Vann Joins SMCHS “Godspell” Cast

Bishop Kevin Vann of the Diocese of Orange is cast in Santa Margarita Catholic High School’s fall musical production, “Godspell.”…

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USCCB Migration and Refugee Services Release Report Recommending Extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador and Honduras

October 17, 2017 – WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Office of Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB/MRS), released its report today,…

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