No. C070516.

219 Cal.App.4th 484 (2013)

162 Cal. Rptr. 3d 32

THE ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOP OF SAN JOSE et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. DEBRA BOWEN, as Secretary of State, etc., Defendant and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, Third District.

September 5, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Sweeney & Greene, James F. Sweeney , Stephen J. Greene, Jr. , Laura Borden Riddell and John M. Cox for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Kamala D. Harris , Attorney General, Douglas J. Woods , Assistant Attorney General, Peter K. Southworth and Sylvia A. Cates , Deputy Attorneys General, for Defendant and Respondent.


BLEASE, Acting P. J.

Plaintiffs the Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose and Reverend Monsignor Francis V. Cilia appeal from a judgment denying their petition for a writ of mandate to (1) direct the Secretary of State (Secretary) to file the articles of incorporation of "Pastor of Santee Catholic Mission, a corporation sole," (2) declare the Secretary violated the Administrative Procedure Act (Gov. Code, § 11340 et seq.; hereafter...

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