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Michael Madrigal, a lay minister in the Diocese of San Bernardino, recites the “Native American Prayer to the Four Directions” at the beginning of the diocese’s opening Mass for the Synod on Synodality, Oct. 17, 2021 at Holy Angels Church in Riverside, California.

Indigenous prayers, dancing in San Bernardino Synod Mass spark backlash

The Diocese of San Bernardino says its opening Mass for the Synod on Synodality Oct. 17 sought to celebrate the... Read more

Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral in San Bernardino, Calif.

San Bernardino bishop 'shocked and saddened' after retired priest attempts marriage

Jul 12, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The Bishop of San Bernardino says he is “shocked and saddened” at a longtime pastor’s decision to attempt to contract... Read more

Bishop Alberto Rojas, who was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of San Bernardino Dec. 2, 2019. Credit: Chicago Catholic.

Bishop Rojas takes helm in San Bernardino diocese

Dec 28, 2020

Bishop Alberto Rojas succeeded Bishop Gerald R. Barnes Monday as the bishop of San Bernardino, California.  Read more

Bishop Alberto Rojas, who was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of San Bernardino Dec. 2, 2019, says Mass.

Pope Francis names Mexican-born bishop coadjutor of San Bernardino

Dec 2, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Monday named Bishop Alberto Rojas, an auxiliary bishop of Chicago, to be coadjutor of the Diocese of San... Read more

Brenda Noriega (far R) speaks at a World Youth Day Press Conference in Panama City, Jan. 26, 2019.

Youth minister: Pope Francis emphasized prayer in response to sex abuse crisis

Jan 26, 2019

A diocesan youth minister who lunched with Pope Francis Saturday said that he spoke about the necessity of prayer in... Read more

Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral in San Bernardino, Calif.

For transparency, San Bernardino diocese lists priests credibly accused of sex abuse

Oct 9, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

A list of 34 priests credibly accused of abuse in recent decades was released Monday by the Diocese of San... Read more

San Bernardino bishop prays for school community after deadly shooting

Apr 10, 2017

After two people were killed in a shooting at a classroom in a San Bernardino elementary school on Monday, the... Read more

Mourners gather at a makeshift memorial near the Inland Regional Center, Dec. 4, 2015 in San Bernardino, California.

Don't let evil win over your hearts, bishop urges after San Bernardino attacks

Dec 9, 2015

Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders offered prayers and comfort at an interreligious gathering in San Bernardino on Monday in the... Read more