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  CURRENT ISSUE:   August 9, 2010   •   VOL. 48, NO. 14   •   Oakland, California
Catholic leaders decry
California judge's decision
on same-sex marriage

Response to August 4 ruling.       >>>
Oakland budget crisis imperils
outreach to victims of violence

Funding for rapid-response counseling program is threatened by the City of Oakland’s budget crisis.          >>>
Voice editor to retire
Monica Clark, editor of The Catholic Voice for the past 24 years, has announced her plans to retire by the end of the year.
Diocesan finance report
now available on web

By Voice staff

The independent auditor’s report on the financial position of the Oakland Diocese’s central services administration for 2009 is now available on the web at

The report includes consolidated financial statements on assets and liabilities, revenues and expenses as well as auditor’s notes on a wide range of financial matters.

For the year ending Dec. 31, 2009, the report shows total revenue of $14,239,860 and expenses of $18,959,893. These expenses include school and parish subsidies, clergy retirement, legal costs and professional fees, and well as operating expenses for the services and administration provided by the diocesan offices..

Bishops commend
ruling on Arizona
immigration law

Arizona’s Catholic bishops
were among religious leaders
who praised a July 28 ruling
that blocked enforcement of
the most controversial
sections of the state’s
immigration law a day
before it took effect.

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Venerating a relic of St. John Vianney
Thousands of Catholics participated in prayer services, vigils and Masses as the incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney came to the Oakland Diocese.             >>>

Manhattan Declaration
author sees ‘call of
conscience on great
moral issues’

Interview with Robert P. George,
a professor of jurisprudence at
Princeton University, who will
lecture Aug. 25, at the Cathedral
of Christ the Light in Oakland

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