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Americans' Right to Worship Is Being Denied
I won’t be silent anymore. Most Rev. Salvatore J. Cordileone - The Washington Post, September 16, 2020 - I never expected that the most basic religious freedom, the right to worship — protected so robustly in our Constitution’s First Amendment — would be unjustly repressed by an American government.
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Insights: Hispanic Heritage Month; Court Rescinds TPS for Immigrants
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month; the court rules to rescind TPS for legal immigrants; SF Catholics plan processions to 'free the mass,' and the Conference publishes guidelines for political activity and political materials in this week's Insights.
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Court Rules to Rescind Protected Status for Legal Immigrants
This week, in Ramos v. Wolf, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rescinded an existing preliminary injunction or pause of the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for over 200,000 individuals living legally in the United States. 
Hispanic Heritage
Hispanic Heritage Month
The national observance of Hispanic Heritage Month will be celebrated September 15 through October 15 this year, recognizing the historic and current contributions of members of the Hispanic and Latino communities.

LATEST NEWS

 

sf_mass
Americans' Right to Worship Is Being Denied
I won’t be silent anymore. Most Rev. Salvatore J. Cordileone - The Washington Post, September 16, 2020 - I never expected that the most basic religious freedom, the right to worship — protected so robustly in our Constitution’s First Amendment — would be unjustly repressed by an American government.
SF Cathedral
Insights: Hispanic Heritage Month; Court Rescinds TPS for Immigrants
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month; the court rules to rescind TPS for legal immigrants; SF Catholics plan processions to 'free the mass,' and the Conference publishes guidelines for political activity and political materials in this week's Insights.
TPS
Court Rules to Rescind Protected Status for Legal Immigrants
This week, in Ramos v. Wolf, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rescinded an existing preliminary injunction or pause of the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for over 200,000 individuals living legally in the United States. 
Hispanic Heritage
Hispanic Heritage Month
The national observance of Hispanic Heritage Month will be celebrated September 15 through October 15 this year, recognizing the historic and current contributions of members of the Hispanic and Latino communities.
St. Junipero Serra & California Missions

From 1769 to 1784, Franciscan missionary Father Junípero Serra traveled up and down California, founding the first nine of California’s 21 missions. Nearly 250 years after Fr. Junípero Serra planted the seeds of Christianity in Alta California, 19 of California’s 21 missions still serve as active Catholic communities and places of worship to serve the religious needs of thousands of Californians.

  • Compendium

    Concerned with the well being of all people and their common good, the Church’s social teachings lay out what is necessary to live a dignified human life in today's world and our joint responsibility to each other to make that happen.

    The social teachings provide principles for reflection, criteria for judgment and guidelines for action.

    Examine the common themes or read the social encyclicals of last 120 years.

  • Pope Francis

    A selection of the writings from His Holiness examine the challenges facing families, our role in promoting human development while caring for our common home and what it means to evangelize in today's world.

  • world in hands

    Cherishing the many natural blessings of the Golden State while expressing growing concern with escalating threats to our world, the Catholic Bishops of California have issued a pastoral statement calling on all people to “contribute to the ecological well-being of our state.”