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CURRENT ISSUE:  June 6, 2005VOL. 43, NO. 11Oakland, CA

PhotoGroundbreaking festivities
Dancers from St. Columba Parish in Oakland perform in front of the Lake Merritt Pavilion prior to the May 21 groundbreaking ceremony for the Oakland Diocese’s new Cathedral of Christ the Light. Participants began the festivities at the Lake, then marched in procession to the site at the corner of Grand Avenue and Harrison Street. >>>





Church urges research on cord-blood cells,
not those of embryos

Catholic officials and other pro-life leaders moved again into the heart of the controversy surrounding stem cell research after the House of Representatives last month passed two bills, one promoting increased research using umbilical cord blood and the other lifting President George Bush’s restrictions on federal funding for research using stem cells from human embryos. >>>


PhotoCorpus Christi procession
East Oakland parishioners march, May 29, along International Blvd.. >>>











Efforts intensify vs. Assembly bill on assisted suicide
Lobbyists for the California Catholic Conference were waging an intense campaign among members of the State Assembly to keep a bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide from passing off the floor by June 3.. >>>



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