June 29, 2020

San Francisco archbishop leads prayer, blesses site of toppled Serra statue

Several dozen people joined San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone as he led the rosary June 27 and recited the prayer of St. Michael the Archangel for protection from evil at the site of the now-toppled statue of St. Junipero Serra in the city's Golden Gate Park.
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Click here to watch Archbishop Lori’s Mass for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Watch a livestream of Archbishop William E. Lori celebrating the June 27-28 weekend Mass for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time from the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.  Click here for a worship aid to follow along with the liturgy.
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Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion law

In a 5-4 decision June 29, the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana law requiring that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals could not stand.
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Asylum at the border is ‘effectively over,’ El Paso bishop says

After visiting a group of pregnant migrant women on the Mexico side of the border, Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas, issued strong words June 25 about the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" program and other restrictive immigration measures, saying that turning away those seeking asylum in the U.S. amounts to sending them...
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Today: Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles

"And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it."
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