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Pope Francis talks to young people in St. Peter’s Basilica, March 15, 2022.

Hope in Christ, Pope Francis urges religious education conference

Mar 18, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

Pope Francis encouraged those participating in the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress to hope in Christ’s mercy and to be... Read more

St. Joseph and the Christ child.

Saint Joseph Summit begins Thursday

Sep 24, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A California-based ministry, with the support of the Diocese of Orange, is hosting a virtual four-day summit on St. Joseph... Read more

Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove, California.

Six California dioceses subpoenaed in sex abuse investigation

Dec 12, 2019

The office of California's attorney general has informed six dioceses in the state that they will be issued subpoenas as... Read more

Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove, Calif., which will be dedicated July 17, 2019.

Orange diocese to dedicate Christ Cathedral

Jul 15, 2019

By Kate Veik

The Diocese of Orange will dedicate its Christ Cathedral July 17 after a seven-year, $77-million renovation process.  Read more

Orange's Vietnam-born Auxiliary Bishop Luong dies at age 77

Dec 7, 2017

Bishop Dominic Dinh Mai Luong, the first Vietnam-born bishop to serve in the U.S., died Thursday, Dec. 6, at the... Read more

Fr. Thanh Thai Nguyen, who was appointed auxiliary bishop of Orange Oct. 6, 2017. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of St. Augustine.

Vietnamese native appointed auxiliary bishop of Orange

Oct 6, 2017

Father Thanh Thai Nguyen, a priest of the Diocese of St. Augustine and a native of Vietnam, was appointed auxiliary... Read more

Pia de Solenni. Courtesy of Thomas Aquinas College.

Theologian Pia de Solenni appointed Orange County chancellor

Aug 16, 2017

Moral theologian and cultural analyst Dr. Pia de Solenni has been appointed chancellor for the Diocese of Orange in California,... Read more

Crystal Cathedral.

Who's turning 40? One of America's largest dioceses!

Aug 12, 2016

Major celebrations are set to mark the 40th anniversary of California’s Diocese of Orange, one of the largest dioceses in... Read more

An artist's rendering of the renovation plan for the sanctuary of Christ Cathedral.

Renovation plans for Orange's Christ Cathedral aim to uplift

Sep 24, 2014

The Diocese of Orange announced Wednesday the new design plans for Christ Cathedral, saying they are intended to transform the... Read more