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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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BISHOP KEVIN VANN TO BLESS SITE OF FUTURE OUR LADY OF LAVANG SHRINE ON CHRIST CATHEDRAL CAMPUS

In an elaborate ceremony accented by traditional Vietnamese dancers and a large outdoor Mass –the Vietnamese Catholic community will celebrate…

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U.S. Bishop Chairman Statement on Immigration Principles and Need for Congressional Action to Protect Dreamers

WASHINGTON—On Sunday evening, the White House released Immigration Principles and Policies that are a proposed list of priorities to be…

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HOLY SEE APPOINTS VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN AUXILIARY BISHOP FOR DIOCESE OF ORANGE

Florida Pastor Reverend Thanh Thai Nguyen will be elevated to Auxiliary Bishop of Orange – a central role in the…

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JUDGES TO DON TRADITIONAL RED ROBES IN HISTORIC “RED MASS” FOR ORANGE COUNTY’S LEGAL COMMUNITY

Garden Grove, Calif., (Sept. 26, 2017) – The Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, the Most Rev. Timothy Freyer,…

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CATHOLIC DIOCESE AND LOCAL ARCHITECTS REACH OUT TO YOUNG WOMEN: Inaugural Women in Architecture will Introduce Students to the Profession and its Rewards

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., (sep. 21, 2017) – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, the American Institute of Architects / Orange…

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CALIFORNIA CATHOLIC BISHOPS URGE IMMIGRATION REFORM FOR DACA YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES

Pledge Abiding Solidarity with Immigrants; Denounce the Administration’s End of Program Offering Hope The Catholic Bishops of California released the…

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