Former Stockton and former San Jose bishops dead

The Most Rev. Stephen E. Blaire, bishop emeritus of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Stockton, died early Tuesday after a prolonged illness, the diocese reported. He was 77. Blaire had been under hospice care at his retirement residence at Our

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2019-06-19T09:10:22-07:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , |1 Comment

Calif. rejects Santee Catholic Mission incorporation

The following comes from a Sept. 9 story on Catholic World News. A California court has upheld a decision by the state’s government to refuse to recognize the articles of incorporation of a California parish, because the documents stipulated that

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2013-09-10T12:33:49-07:00September 12th, 2013|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: |8 Comments