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August 5, 1987
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco visited an AIDS hospice and a Castro District church, where he celebrated a Mass ending a vigil for the disease. Archbishop John R. Quinn called his service at the Most Holy Redeemer Church "an effort to respond to the grief, the sadness, the fear, the hopelessness, the suffering" caused by acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
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June 29, 1996 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
In a rare and dramatic appeal for curbing the power of the Vatican, retired Archbishop John R. Quinn of San Francisco will call today for restoring to bishops their historic role in appointing new bishops and fully participating with the pope in defining church doctrine.
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June 29, 1996 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
In a rare and dramatic appeal for curbing the power of the Vatican, retired Archbishop John R. Quinn of San Francisco will call today for restoring to bishops their historic role in appointing new bishops and fully participating with the pope in defining church doctrine.
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August 5, 1987
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco visited an AIDS hospice and a Castro District church, where he celebrated a Mass ending a vigil for the disease. Archbishop John R. Quinn called his service at the Most Holy Redeemer Church "an effort to respond to the grief, the sadness, the fear, the hopelessness, the suffering" caused by acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
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September 17, 1987
Thursday, Sept. 17 LOS ANGELES 8:40 a.m. Departs Los Angeles Airport for Monterey. MONTEREY 9:30 a.m. Arrives Monterey Airport. 10:15 a.m. Celebrates Mass at Laguna Seca Raceway. 1 p.m. Visits Carmel Mission Basilica, greeting by Bishop Thaddeus A. Shubsda; prays at Father Junipero Serra's grave. 4 p.m. Departs Carmel Mission for San Francisco (by helicopter). DIOCESE OF MONTEREY Established: 1851.
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March 26, 1988 | United Press International
The Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco, on leave of absence since last November for exhaustion and stress, will resume his post next month, a church spokesman said. Archbishop John R. Quinn, 58, was in Rome after undergoing treatment in Hartford, Conn. A medical examination revealed that he has a benign tumor in an artery behind his ear and will undergo surgery to remove it next month at Stanford Medical Center. The condition is not considered life-threatening.
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November 14, 1991 | From Associated Press
U.S. Roman Catholic bishops Wednesday rejected proposals to drop four of the church's six holy days of obligation in an emotional debate over the role of the church in the modern world. A majority of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops voted to move Ascension Thursday to a Sunday and eliminate the holy day honoring the Virgin Mary on Jan. 1, but fell short of the two-thirds approval needed for the changes.
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March 28, 1990 | RUSSELL CHANDLER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Staging back-to-back demonstrations outside the main gate of San Quentin prison Tuesday, Protestant and Roman Catholic groups opposed to the death penalty joined the chorus of religious leaders protesting the scheduled execution of Robert Alton Harris next Tuesday. The two protests attracted about 30 people. Spokesmen blamed the small turnout on Gov. George Deukmejian's cancellation of a clemency hearing for Harris that was to have been held Tuesday.
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May 25, 1994 | From Associated Press
Two attorneys claim Roman Catholic Church officials knew that three priests had molested nine youngsters in incidents dating back to the 1960s but failed to take action. The nine alleged victims, now men, filed a lawsuit Monday in San Francisco Superior Court. The personal injury suit named Msgr. Patrick O'Shea of St. Cecelia's parish in San Francisco; the Rev. Austin Peter Keegan, formerly of St. Eugene's parish in Santa Rosa, and the Rev. Gary Timmons, founder and counselor at Camp St.
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August 21, 1987 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
A 90-minute extravaganza before Pope John Paul II's Mass at Dodger Stadium next month will have a touch of Hollywood, a bit of the Olympics, and emotional highs for some Catholic performers. The production will include 48 trumpeters, garland-bearing children, liturgical dancers and musical selections from religious stage presentations, featuring Colm Wilkinson, star of "Les Miserables," doing a number from that Broadway production. Actor Ricardo Montalban, who will emcee the Sept.
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February 24, 2014 | By Michael McGough
Vaticanologists inside and outside journalism have been puzzling over the surprise appearance of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at a ceremony Saturday at which his successor, Pope Francis, installed new members of the College of Cardinals. ABC News described the event as “an unprecedented blending of papacies past, present and future” (the “future” referring to the presumed presence of Francis' successor among the new and veteran cardinals in attendance). But what did Benedict's presence signify?
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March 26, 1992 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an unprecedented event, a dozen Catholic, Protestant and Jewish religious leaders met Wednesday with Gov. Pete Wilson to question the moral underpinnings of his proposed state budget, which would reduce subsidies that help the poor obtain food, clothing, shelter and medical care. Emerging from the nearly two-hour private meeting, the religious leaders praised Wilson for being willing to listen to their concerns. But they stuck to their criticism of his proposals.
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