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California Bishops Question Wisdom of National Guard Deployment Along U.S./Mexico Border

Roman Catholic Bishops from dioceses located on the United States and Mexico border recently issued a statement (https://tinyurl.com/border-statement) expressing their…

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President of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Welcomes Pope Francis’s Apostolic Exhortation on Holiness in the Contemporary World; Rejoice and Be Glad

April 9, 2018 (WASHINGTON)—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,…

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SANTA MARGARITA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS COMMUNITY SCREENING OF “ANGST” ON MARCH 26 TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT TEEN MENTAL HEALTH

Panel Discussion with Esteemed Local Experts to Follow Film  WHAT: SMCHS invites the community to participate in a special screening…

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Chairmen Call Faithful to Prayer and Action Urging Congress to Enact the Conscience Protection Act

March 6, 2018 – WASHINGTON–Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee…

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The Time to Act

The Catholic Bishops of California fervently appeal to each of you, as the elected Senators and Representatives of our California…

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U.S. Catholic Bishops Chairman of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs Offers Condolences on the Death of the Rev. Billy Graham

WASHINGTON—His Excellency, Bishop Joseph Bambera of Scranton, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Office for Ecumenical and…

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Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration Praises Path to Citizenship for Dreamers; Remains Deeply Troubled About Proposal’s Impact on Family Unity

WASHINGTON—In response to the White House framework on immigration released on January 26th, Most Reverend Joe S. Vásquez, Bishop of…

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BISHOP VANN TO ANOINT SICK AND BLESS CAREGIVERS DURING WORLD DAY OF THE SICK CELEBRATION

Garden Grove, Calif., (January 26, 2018) The Most Rev. Kevin W. Vann, Bishop of Orange will anoint ill patients with…

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BISHOP THANH THAI NGUYEN TO LEAD PRAYER SERVICE IN SUPPORT OF “DREAMERS” IN BREA

Hundreds of faithful advocates to gather outside the district office of Representative Ed Royce calling for the fair and just…

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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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