California Diocese News

Our Lady of La Vang statue arrives from Italy
Vietnamese persecution recounted

Father Tuyen Nguyen told how Mary's appearance offered hope to those who fled to La Vang. (Photo by Challenge Roddie/OC Catholic) The statue for the Our Lady of La Vang Shrine arrived Jan. 28 from Italy on the Christ Cathedral campus, where

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Our Lady of La Vang statue arrives from Italy
Vietnamese persecution recounted
2020-02-19T14:51:35-08:00

Nine windows smashed at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco
Interfaith Council voices support

Boarding up of the damaged windows (Photo from San Francisco Chronicle) The San Francisco Interfaith Council, representing 800 faith communities and religious institutions, issued a statement of solidarity with the Archdiocese of San Francisco after a vandal left

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Nine windows smashed at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco
Interfaith Council voices support
2020-02-17T16:55:51-08:00

Cardinal Mahony named in new sex-abuse lawsuit
Recently adopted law gives alleged victims more time to sue

A 32-year-old man filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Cardinal Roger Mahony and an ex-priest who was returned to parish duties even after admitting to molesting children. Mahony went on to reassign Michael Baker to

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Cardinal Mahony named in new sex-abuse lawsuit
Recently adopted law gives alleged victims more time to sue
2020-02-13T12:54:13-08:00

Two ordinations in Lucerne Valley, one in Coachella
Bishop Barnes welcomes religious order priests

St. Joseph Monastery in the remote Lucerne Valley of the High Desert was packed on January 11 for the ordination of Father Peter Binh Quynh Dang Pham and Father Stephen Hoa Van Nguyen. Both were ordained to the Order of

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Two ordinations in Lucerne Valley, one in Coachella
Bishop Barnes welcomes religious order priests
2020-02-12T15:44:12-08:00

Deadline to report clergy sex abuse extended
Independent Compensation Program gives victims until February 29 to seek recompense from six California dioceses

The Independent Compensation Program (“ICP”) for Victim-Survivors of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Priests of the participating California dioceses has announced the registration deadline has been extended to February 29, 2020. On January 21st, Administrators Kenneth Feinberg and Camille Biros reported to the

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Deadline to report clergy sex abuse extended
Independent Compensation Program gives victims until February 29 to seek recompense from six California dioceses
2020-02-04T11:53:55-08:00

Terminal sedation advocate at L.A. cathedral Friday
Vatican rebuked California bishops in Robert Wendland case

Ira Byock (Photo from YouTube) This is an urgent alert to all pro-lifers who can attend a protest this Friday in Los Angeles. The promoter of terminal sedation into death and voluntary stopping eating and drinking in hospice,

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Terminal sedation advocate at L.A. cathedral Friday
Vatican rebuked California bishops in Robert Wendland case
2020-02-04T10:15:07-08:00

Christ Cathedral cemetery sold out of plots
Expansion in Diocese of Orange will add 6300 more spaces

The project will add .87 acres to the three-acre parcel</> (Photo from Yelp) A year and a half after ground was officially broken, work on the first phase of expansion on the Cathedral Memorial Gardens cemetery on the

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Christ Cathedral cemetery sold out of plots
Expansion in Diocese of Orange will add 6300 more spaces
2020-01-23T08:52:54-08:00

Orange diocese makes progress report
Third of parishes went to Amazing Parish conference

From Amazing Parish website Students taught by world-class educators with access to modern faith-based curriculum and the latest learning technology. Church pews filled each Sunday with the young and old, inspired by the Gospel and their pastor’s message

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Orange diocese makes progress report
Third of parishes went to Amazing Parish conference
2020-01-07T10:42:48-08:00