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Catholic chaplain accompanies anguished circus workers on final tour
April 27, 2017

Catholic chaplain accompanies anguished circus workers on final tour

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New food truck to help stem senior hunger in Diocese of Oakland
New food truck to help stem senior hunger in Diocese of Oakland
April 24, 2017

A new shiny truck is bringing food to senior citizens in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood and nearby communities.

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Theology on Tap series in Corning begins May 10
April 21, 2017

Theology on Tap, a discussion and reflection series for young adults, will be returning to the Corning area beginning in May.

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An empty tomb and a bodily resurrection: why it matters
An empty tomb and a bodily resurrection: why it matters
April 13, 2017
Catholics and other Christians have grown up believing in the Resurrection, but the Apostles themselves were among the first who were skeptical that Jesus arose from the dead.
 
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Birthday book: Scholars offer Pope Benedict traditional German tribute
April 7, 2017

Before he was elected Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger once wrote that he was grateful for being born on a day that fell during the church's most intense liturgical season.

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Agency's gift boxes provided by donors bring joy to children in Haiti
Agency's gift boxes provided by donors bring joy to children in Haiti
March 31, 2017

Teenager Syndia Joseph said she had never received a gift in her life.

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Young adults invited to Holy Thursday event
March 28, 2017

All young adults in the diocese are invited to participate in the ROC Church Hop: Holy Thursday Pilgrimage April 13. 

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Church leaders: Restoration on Jesus' tomb signals new cooperation
Church leaders: Restoration on Jesus' tomb signals new cooperation
March 23, 2017

Less than a year after restoration work began, the Edicule -- the traditional site of Jesus' burial and resurrection -- was inaugurated in an ecumenical ceremony led by representatives of the Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, and Armenian churches, including Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

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