Attacks on the seal of confessional
Washington State bill attempting to "close the clergy loophole" set to go before the House

Last week Auxiliary Bishop Schuster of the Archdiocese of Seattle and I presented testimony against a Washington State bill that makes it illegal for clergy to keep penitential communications private. On Friday, however, it passed the Human Services,

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“Fingerprints of the Diocese of San Bernardino” in Africa
Sr. Chilee completes 13-year journey to build hospital in her Nigerian home village

It was a thought that first came to Sister Chilee Okoko when tragedy struck her home village in Nigeria 35 years ago. She had just made her first profession of vows for the Daughters of Mary Mother

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Norbertines name their beer after the Virgin Mary
"Some of the other beers out there are named after pretty awful, demonic things"

On Sept. 29, 2022, the Norbertines at St. Michael’s Abbey hosted a feast of sorts – a reception held in the courtyard following Mass that featured Monastic brews (beer) produced in the Abbey’s kitchen by its seminarians and

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Why St. Catherine of Siena is a saint for our times
El Centro parish dedicates year to her, including classes and reading her book, “The Dialogue.”

Running parallel to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ three-year call to Eucharistic Revival, the pastors of Our Lady of the Valley Parish have dedicated a year of their pastoral ministry to the patronage of St. Catherine of Siena.

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LA Cathedral hosts memorial for 1500 homeless
Homeless Persons Interreligious Memorial remembers those who died on streets this past year

Delia Johnson heard from her family contacts that Major Slaughter, the brother of her former husband, had died recently after a long struggle experiencing homelessness. Johnson knew a bit about the situation of the man best known by

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