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‘Horrendous attack weighs on all our hearts,’ says cardinal

News reports about the attack, which left at least eight people dead and 11 others injured, "are too preliminary to understand fully what has happened," the cardinal said, "but it grieves me deeply that we must again respond to such acts of terror."

Bowling Night and Salsa Dancing with Young Adults at the Cathedral

The Young Adult Community at the Cathedral invites their fellow peers to come on out for fellowship, dancing, and bowling.

Bishop calls for prayers after pair of quakes rattle Californians

Bishop Gerald R. Barnes of San Bernardino asked for prayers for those who were put in harm's way by a pair of earthquakes that struck California on consecutive days in early July.

Mom says miracle in Sheen cause that saved her son a gift to whole church

As Bonnie Engstrom watched lifesaving measures being taken for her son, who had been born just moments before without a pulse or drawing breath, she asked for help from the person whose prayerful support she had sought throughout her pregnancy: Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

California bishops promote ‘ecological spirituality’ in new statement

The California Catholic Conference commemorated the fourth anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si'by issuing a pastoral statement calling for heightened attention to ecological issues in the state that could affect future generations.

Bishops vote to revise U.S. catechism’s capital punishment section

The U.S. bishops voted June 13 to revise what the U.S. church teaches its adult members about the death penalty in a passage on the issue in the U.S. Catechism for Adults.

The Shroud of Turin, a silent witness of the passion, death, and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ at St. Mary Parish

Saint Mary parish has invited a speaker who has spent thirty years studying the shroud in all its aspects. He will display a life-size replica of the shroud and a two-foot statue which shows the position in which the body of jesus was when he was wrapped.

The Shroud of Turin, a silent witness of the passion, death, and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish has invited a speaker who has spent thirty years studying the shroud in all its aspects. he will display a life-size replica of the shroud and a two-foot statue which shows the position in which the body of Jesus was when he was wrapped.

The Pope Said What? Appreciating How Pope Francis Communicates

Understanding the particular context, Spanish thought, Jesuit style, and Pastor's concerns are keys to appreciating the communication event that is Pope Francis.

‘Faith’ at core of growth of law firm that helps immigrants, says founder

Sister Durst is the founder of Casa Cornelia, a San Diego pro bono law firm that represents hundreds of unaccompanied immigrant children, asylum applicants and victims of trafficking and enlists the volunteer services of countless private attorneys.

Pope encourages worldwide prayer in fight against trafficking

The International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking invites people to host or attend a prayer service that fosters awareness of and support for victims of trafficking.