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BISHOP VANN ORDAINS TWO NEW PRIESTS FOR THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE

Garden Grove, Calif., (June 5, 2018) – The Most Reverend Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, will ordain two men to…

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Courts Continue to Rule against Physician Assisted Suicide Law

The following statement is from Edward ‘Ned” Dolejsi, executive director of the California Catholic Conference, on the Fourth District Court…

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Dear Majority Leader McCarthy… Please don’t abdicate your authority—allow a vote on DACA now.

As the legislative year counts down and Congress becomes totally focused on the November elections, rather than the Peoples’ business,…

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Statement on Ruling Declaring End-of-Life Option Act Unconstitutional
 from Executive Director of the California Catholic Conference

The following statement is from Edward ‘Ned” Dolejsi, executive director of the California Catholic Conference, on the ruling by a…

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California Catholic Bishops Release major statement on mental health; call for elimination of stigma and closer ties between faith and medicine

SACRAMENTO, CA – May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the California Catholic Conference of Bishops used the opportunity to…

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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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