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by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Sep 13, 2021 / 12:04 pm A California bill to replace a statue of St. Junipero Serra at the state capitol unfairly slanders the saint’s legacy, two archbishops claimed in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Sunday, Sept. 12. Last month, California lawmakers voted overwhelmingly

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 27, 2021 / 11:00 am A group of California high school students and their families are among those Americans currently trapped in Afghanistan, and the archbishop of San Francisco is pleading for prayers for their safe return. A number of students from the Cajon

By Ann Rodgers/Angelus News Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 19, 2021 / 23:43 pm In a decision that could restore millions of dollars to Catholic schools, the state of California has ruled that the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) violated federal law in ways that slashed assistance for academically struggling

by CNA Staff Oakland, Calif., May 26, 2021 / 18:01 pm A gun-wielding man allegedly robbed Bishop Michael Barber of Oakland of some money and his episcopal ring near the city’s cathedral on Saturday, the very day the cathedral held a previously scheduled vigil against gun violence. “A man pulled

by CNA Staff San Francisco, Calif., May 5, 2021 / 18:26 pm America/Denver (CNA). Most Reverend Salvatore Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco, called on local Catholics to “engage in prayer, adoration and fasting for an end to violence and hatred,” after two Asian women were stabbed at a bus stop

Denver Newsroom, Apr 30, 2021 / 17:04 pm America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis has declared 2021 to be the Year of St. Joseph, and Catholics will gather at multiple California churches on May 1, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, to consecrate their state to the foster father of Jesus

b Perry West Monterey, Calif., Mar 7, 2021 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- A Catholic group has received a large grant to restore one of the oldest California missions and to provide a place for tourists to examine the state’s religious and cultural history. In February, Carmel Mission Foundation received

by CNA Staff Washington D.C., Feb 6, 2021 / 11:04 am MT (CNA).- California’s strict coronavirus rules banning indoor worship were blocked and revised by a U.S. Supreme Court injunction late Friday night, drawing praise from figures like Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. He emphasized the importance of in-person religious gatherings and

CNA Staff, Dec 3, 2020 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- In an apparent victory for religious freedom during state efforts to impose necessary COVID restrictions, the Supreme Court on Thursday vacated the Ninth Circuit’s ruling against California churches. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of the Brooklyn

CNA Staff, Nov 23, 2020 / 04:34 pm MT (CNA).- The historical preservation commission of Santa Cruz, California last week advised the city council to remove a replica mission bell from a city intersection, saying the bell represents painful history for the indigenous people of the city. In a Nov.