Catholic San Francisco
Events for
July 2014

The Catholic bishops of California are coming to the aid of children of families fleeing violence in Central America, saying the crisis calls for a humanitarian response.

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VATICAN CITY – More than a meeting and homily, Pope Francis laid out a clear road map for the church when he celebrated Mass and welcomed abuse survivors to the Vatican.

Giving up meat is more than a Lenten sacrifice for Charles Camosy, assistant professor of Christian ethics at Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, and a lifelong Catholic.

St. Dominic Parish in San Francisco has added a blog called “Praedicare,” a new communications tool for evangelizing to the parish community and beyond. The parish also produces a website, a weekly newsletter, homily podcasts and a weekly bulletin.

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana’s Supreme Court has ruled that a priest may be compelled to testify as to what he heard in the confessional in 2008 concerning an abuse case.

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court’s ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby was barely out of the clerk’s box June 30 before pundits, partisans and parties to related lawsuits were staking out claims about what the decision means.

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s attorney general said July 9 the state will go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court in hopes of overturning a federal appellate court’s ruling that overturned the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican formally recognized an international association of exorcists founded by Pauline Father Gabriele Amorth, an Italian priest renowned for his work in dispelling demons.

MANCHESTER, England – Senior Anglican leaders have voiced their support for assisted suicide just days before a crucial debate on the subject in the British Parliament.

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican said the latest published interview with Pope Francis, in which he says fighting sex abuse and the Mafia will be priorities of his pontificate, should not be considered a record of his exact words.

Eighty years ago, the city of San Francisco experienced one of the most important events in the shaping of its contemporary political culture: the strike by waterfront workers from May 9 to the end of July, the settlement of which played a significant role in the relations ...
The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools has announced the new District of San Francisco New Orleans in the LaSallian Region of North America. It combines the districts of San Francisco founded in 1868 and New Orleans-Santa Fe founded in 1921.
Agnes Koenigsknecht had the look of an air-traffic controller, the one that strikes so many mothers of the bride.

VATICAN CITY – Sympathizing with all the unknowns facing young people today, Pope Francis – half joking – said it is easier for a pope because he knows where his earthly life will end.


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