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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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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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