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Devastation found in San Bernardino County church
Following July 4-5 earthquakes, St. Madeleine Sophie Barat Church now determined no longer safe

July 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Patricia Scyrkels was one of the first parishioners to set foot in Trona’s Catholic church, St. Madeleine Sophie Barat. after the earthquakes that struck the California desert July 4-5. When she looked around her church, she was devastated by

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Inquiring Minds

Inquiring Minds is a weekly article written by Mary Rose, who boldly ventures to college campuses throughout California to ask hard-hitting questions to some of the world’s most malleable minds.

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Catholic professional group coming to LA archdiocese
Program developed in Phoenix diocese helps participants share their faith in their personal and professional lives

July 22nd, 2019|2 Comments

A two-year program created to develop Catholic leaders within the professional world is expanding beyond the Diocese of Phoenix in a move that reflects the success and popularity of the still relatively young initiative. Leaders of the program, now

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Even if Roe v. Wade is reversed, pro-lifers would still have a lot of work left to do
Opinion piece from the National Review: reversing the precedent would have only a modest impact on the nationwide abortion rate

July 21st, 2019|6 Comments

A new study by researchers from Middlebury College, the Guttmacher Institute, and the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health found that in “more than half of states, including the entire West Coast and Northeast,” overturning Roe v. Wade would

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“A direct attack on St. Joseph’s right to be a Catholic hospital”
Eureka hospital seeks dismissal of lawsuit filed by transgender patient who was denied a hysterectomy because it would have violated Church teachings

July 20th, 2019|4 Comments

Attorneys for St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka filed a motion to quash a lawsuit alleging discrimination by the hospital for refusing to perform hysterectomy because the patient was transgender. The motion, filed July 12, claims the complaint fails to

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San Francisco’s archbishop described as “devout schismatic”
Villanova University historian identifies Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone as among three American prelates trying to undermine authority of Pope Francis

July 19th, 2019|26 Comments

A Church historian at Philadelphia’s Villanova University has said three U.S. bishops are “devout schismatics” who try to diminish the authority of Pope Francis. “They are devout in the sense that they publicly display their preference for a traditionalist

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No manholes, no manpower
City of Berkeley replaces gendered terms in its municipal codes with gender-neutral ones like “maintenance hole” and “human effort”

July 19th, 2019|16 Comments

Soon, there will be no more manholes in the city of Berkeley, California. There will also be no chairmen, no manpower, no policemen or policewomen. Words that imply a gender preference will be removed from the city’s codes and

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From late-night DJ to Catholic priest
Newly-ordained Father John Hoang celebrates one of his first Masses in cemetery where his parents are buried

July 19th, 2019|1 Comment

With great joy, newly ordained priest, Father John Hoang, celebrated one of his first Masses with 51 relatives and friends on June 8th at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, the resting place of his parents, Pierre Dam Hoang and Teresa Tuyet Hoang.

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