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Bishop Oscar Cantu. CNA file photo.

Bishop Cantu will 'cooperate fully' with Vatican investigation

Nov 19, 2020

A California bishop under a Vatican investigation over his handling of sexual misconduct allegations said Wednesday that he will cooperate... Read more

Bishop Oscar Cantu.

California Bishop Cantu under Vatican 'Vos estis' investigation

Nov 17, 2020

By Ed Condon, JD Flynn

Senior sources in the Vatican told CNA that the investigation was ordered by Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation... Read more

Bishop Patrick McGrath at the Vatican in 2012.

Vatican accepts resignation of Bishop McGrath of San Jose

May 1, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Wednesday accepted the resignation of Bishop Patrick J. McGrath of San Jose, California, who will be automatically succeeded... Read more

Statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

'Weeping' statue of Mary investigated by N.M. diocese

Jul 17, 2018

A New Mexican diocese is investigating a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary that some Catholics say has been “weeping”... Read more

A bishop's pectoral cross.

New Mexico bishop made coadjutor of San Jose

Jul 11, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican announced Wednesday Pope Francis' appointment of Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, New Mexico to be coadjutor bishop... Read more