Tijuana archbishop concelebrates Mass, gives homily in Oakland diocese

Work, humanity and bridges of collaboration are needed to make progress in dealing with migration, advises the archbishop of Tijuana, Mexico. The archbishop, Most Rev. Francisco Moreno Barrón, visited the Oakland diocese at the invitation of Bishop Michael C. Barber,

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2019-01-07T11:27:13-08:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , |7 Comments

Oakland bishop suspends pastor after accused priest allowed to administer sacraments

The Bishop of Oakland has put a Danville pastor on leave after learning he let an itinerant priest who was removed from ministry over a child abuse accusation in another diocese celebrate Mass and sacraments at St. Isidore Parish. In a

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Bishop Barber wants priests released from the Papal Secret

The following is by Most Rev. Michael C. Barber, SJ: Many Catholics have had their faith shaken by the recent revelations in Pennsylvania, the scandalous behavior of an American cardinal and the recent letter from the former Apostolic Nuncio to

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Oakland bishop names executive director for Lumen Christi Academies

Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, has appointed Rodney Pierre-Antoine as the founding executive director of the new Lumen Christi Academies, a network of seven elementary schools within the Diocese of Oakland. Pierre-Antoine will begin his work in leading the new

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“Children in the womb are real people”

There are many arguments we can make in favor of life, for human rights for the child in the womb, concern for the most innocent and neglected people in our society, the toll abortion takes on the mother — but

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