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Skyline College Catholic student claims that Jesus is… ourselves
Oliver is religious but doesn't subscribe to the idea of a Bible or Church teachings, and believes Christ is our inner voice

California Catholic Daily reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and asks students about God, good, and evil. Interview with Oliver, who is studying communications, outside the bookstore at Skyline College in San Bruno on October 23, 2019.

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Skyline College Catholic student claims that Jesus is… ourselves
Oliver is religious but doesn't subscribe to the idea of a Bible or Church teachings, and believes Christ is our inner voice
2020-01-05T20:29:25-08:00

Three Masses inside the Riverside casino every Sunday
Laughlin priest keeps 'em laughing

Father Charlie Urnick, center. Some anecdotes even target his flock. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/L.A. Times) In his sermons, Father Charlie forgoes fire and brimstone in favor of Andy Rooney-like humor. His talks also tend to mention such appetizing dishes

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Three Masses inside the Riverside casino every Sunday
Laughlin priest keeps 'em laughing
2019-12-30T13:15:33-08:00

L.A. archdiocese not as skeptical about Guadalupe apparitions
Sidewalk in front of Holy Family in Artesia still watched over

Holy Family sidewalk image (screenshot from Fox 11 News footage) The parishioners at Holy Family Catholic Church in Artesia walked out into the chilly morning darkness to gawk at the puddle on the sidewalk. Just minutes before, they

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L.A. archdiocese not as skeptical about Guadalupe apparitions
Sidewalk in front of Holy Family in Artesia still watched over
2019-12-29T19:18:36-08:00

Pope names new coadjutor bishop for San Bernardino
Bishop Alberto Rojas, an auxiliary bishop of Chicago, will succeed Bishop Gerald Barnes

Pope Francis Monday named Bishop Alberto Rojas, an auxiliary bishop of Chicago, to be coadjutor of the Diocese of San Bernardino, California, and serve alongside Bishop Gerald Barnes until Barnes’ retirement. As coadjutor, Rojas will assist Bishop Gerald Barnes

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Pope names new coadjutor bishop for San Bernardino
Bishop Alberto Rojas, an auxiliary bishop of Chicago, will succeed Bishop Gerald Barnes
2019-12-04T10:48:10-08:00

Archbishop Cordileone invokes Mary at Mass of the Americas
Tribute to Guadalupe and Immaculate Conception

Mary unites all of God’s children, sparking conversions among those of different faiths, said Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco on Saturday, Nov. 16. The archbishop pointed to Mary as a force for conversion and unity among different peoples at

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Archbishop Cordileone invokes Mary at Mass of the Americas
Tribute to Guadalupe and Immaculate Conception
2019-11-19T16:20:11-08:00

Pope Francis contemplates a new sin
Considers adding 'sin against ecology' to Catechism of the Catholic Church

Speaking to a group of lawyers on Friday, Pope Francis said that the Catholic Church is contemplating the introduction of “ecological sin” to the compendium of Church teaching. “We have to introduce, we are thinking about it, in the

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Pope Francis contemplates a new sin
Considers adding 'sin against ecology' to Catechism of the Catholic Church
2019-11-18T18:10:18-08:00

SF’s ‘vocations parish’ celebrates 125 years
Priests, nuns join Patrick Coffin at Star of the Sea

Father Goode: "People used to say there was a Jesuit from every block of the parish." On Saturday, November 9, the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, San Francisco’s Star of the Sea Parish celebrated its 125th

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SF’s ‘vocations parish’ celebrates 125 years
Priests, nuns join Patrick Coffin at Star of the Sea
2019-11-15T07:10:13-08:00

It’s Trans Awareness Month in San Francisco
Mayor raised the light blue and pink transgender flag at city hall to mark a tradition "begun last year"

Mayor London Breed raised the light blue and pink transgender flag at City Hall Friday evening to mark November being Trans Awareness Month in San Francisco, a tradition begun last year. Standing next to her was Clair Farley, director of

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It’s Trans Awareness Month in San Francisco
Mayor raised the light blue and pink transgender flag at city hall to mark a tradition "begun last year"
2019-11-06T13:13:09-08:00

While U.S. church suffers, Latin Masses skyrocket
St. Vitus in Los Angeles up to Sunday attendance of 500 in one year; St. Anne in San Diego up to 1000

From St. Vitus website Traditional Catholic parishes run by one society of priests are growing in the United States, defying the trend of decline in the broader American church over previous decades. Over the past year, parishes run

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While U.S. church suffers, Latin Masses skyrocket
St. Vitus in Los Angeles up to Sunday attendance of 500 in one year; St. Anne in San Diego up to 1000
2019-11-05T09:07:11-08:00

Archbishop Cordileone approves merger of Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives
No abortions, in-vitro, assisted suicide. Sterilization income goes to charity.

From Dignity Health website San Francisco-based Dignity Health (a secular institution with Catholic roots) and Catholic Health Initiatives, headquartered in Englewood, Colo., combined Feb. 1 into the nation’s second largest private health care provider, CommonSpirit. Lidia Wasowicz

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Archbishop Cordileone approves merger of Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives
No abortions, in-vitro, assisted suicide. Sterilization income goes to charity.
2019-10-23T16:47:58-07:00