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Mission San Jose spray painted with ‘Native Land’
Indians skeptical that perpetrator was one of them

Graffiti that says “Native Land” in red paint on the Mission San Jose in Fremont is being investigated as a hate crime, the police department said in a news release on Saturday. The

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Mission San Jose spray painted with ‘Native Land’
Indians skeptical that perpetrator was one of them
2020-07-06T17:42:01-07:00

Sacramento crowd pulls down, sets fire to Serra statue, beats it with sledgehammer
9 pm July 4 on grounds of state capitol – where were the police?

On the evening of Independence Day, a crowd in Sacramento tore down a statue of St. Junipero Serra, set fire to it, and beat it with sledgehammers. The statue, on the grounds of

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Sacramento crowd pulls down, sets fire to Serra statue, beats it with sledgehammer
9 pm July 4 on grounds of state capitol – where were the police?
2020-07-06T11:42:11-07:00

Father Serra first meets California’s natives, asks mercy for priest’s killer at San Diego
"If the Indians were to kill me, they should be forgiven"

Junipero Serra arrived in Mexico from Mallorca, Spain in 1749 and served in central Mexico until 1767. With the expulsion of the Jesuits

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Father Serra first meets California’s natives, asks mercy for priest’s killer at San Diego
"If the Indians were to kill me, they should be forgiven"
2020-07-01T23:47:55-07:00

L.A. Religious Education Congress to go online in 2021
Hope to attract younger audience

Next year’s Religious Education Congress will be held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced this week. “COVID-19 has changed many of the traditional ways of gathering,” said

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L.A. Religious Education Congress to go online in 2021
Hope to attract younger audience
2020-07-03T13:50:18-07:00

Botched abortion at Orange County Planned Parenthood
Patient taken to hospital by ambulance but nature of emergency unknown

A woman suffering from serious but unknown abortion complications was transported by ambulance from the Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Orange, California, on June 26, 2020.

This Planned Parenthood facility, which is operated

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Botched abortion at Orange County Planned Parenthood
Patient taken to hospital by ambulance but nature of emergency unknown
2020-07-02T13:28:19-07:00

San Mateo teacher walks all the California missions
"My blisters were horrible, I had the wrong shoes"

A Catholic teacher who finished a pilgrimage to the Spanish missions in California this week has emphasized his devotion to the first missions’ founder, St. Junipero Serra, and their influence on him as an educator.

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San Mateo teacher walks all the California missions
"My blisters were horrible, I had the wrong shoes"
2020-06-29T18:36:29-07:00

Sacramento cathedral boarded-up windows become showcase for black saints
Augustus Tolton, Josephine Bakhita, Martin de Porres, Charles Lwanga

With businesses along K Street in downtown Sacramento boarding up their windows and doors — either to cover up glass that was smashed in the chaotic early days of protest against police brutality or to prevent

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Sacramento cathedral boarded-up windows become showcase for black saints
Augustus Tolton, Josephine Bakhita, Martin de Porres, Charles Lwanga
2020-06-17T16:00:19-07:00

Religion doesn’t make sense to UC Santa Cruz student
"Do you know what Catholic guilt is?"

California Catholic Daily reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and asks students about God, good, and evil. Interview with Terra, who is studying economics, by the Bay Tree Building at UC Santa Cruz

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Religion doesn’t make sense to UC Santa Cruz student
"Do you know what Catholic guilt is?"
2020-06-15T12:12:52-07:00

Worth driving to: Sacred Heart Church, Medford, OR
Beautiful, traditional church is the oldest Catholic one in southern Oregon

Name of Church Sacred Heart Church

Address 517 W. 10th Street (10th and South Oakdale), Medford, Oregon 97501

Phone (541) 779-4661

Website

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Worth driving to: Sacred Heart Church, Medford, OR
Beautiful, traditional church is the oldest Catholic one in southern Oregon
2020-06-12T15:29:05-07:00

Our Mother of the Church statue arrives in San Diego
Under her arms: St. Joseph, Augustus Tolton, Mother Teresa, Padre Pio, St. John Vianney, John Paul II; St. Faustina, St. José María Robles

In 2018, Pope Francis designated the Monday after Pentecost as a day for Catholics to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary as Mother of the Church, a model for all Christians. And just on

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Our Mother of the Church statue arrives in San Diego
Under her arms: St. Joseph, Augustus Tolton, Mother Teresa, Padre Pio, St. John Vianney, John Paul II; St. Faustina, St. José María Robles
2020-06-02T17:22:17-07:00
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