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  October 8, 2007   •   VOL. 45, NO. 17   •   Oakland, CA

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A Final Goodbye to St. Joseph the Worker School

GRIP's homeless shelter at risk of closing

Parish expansion in Pleasanton

Waiting to die, she prayed, survived Rwanda genocide

Fr. Donald Hudson
Sr. Marietta Conrardy, CSJ

Catholic Charities USA decries veto of SCHIP bill

'Reclaiming Fatherhood' movement helps men touched by abortion

Vatican says food, water must be provided to vegetative patients

Diagnosing persistent vegetative state not exact

Vatican official tells U.N. that climate change demands a cooperative international strategy

Church workers in Brazil wary of ethanol boom

Maryknoll's work in North Korea diocese honored

New online survey asks Catholics to rate quality of singing in church


Parish expansion in Pleasanton

AT LEFT: Father Dan Danielson, pastor of the Catholic Community of Pleasanton, breaks ground, Sept. 30, for the Pope John Paul II activity center at the parish’s St. Elizabeth Seton site. With him are Bishop Allen Vigneron and Father Padraig Greene who will become the parish’s parochial administrator when Father Danielson retires in January. The center, estimated to cost about $5 million, will include a gymnasium.

BELOW: A parish choir sings during the groundbreaking event.

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