“The pro-choice movement will have a field-day with this and exploit it for all it’s worth.” I am referring to fall-out of the movie AKA Jane Roe, which premiered on the FX network May 22. The movie, produced and
Bishop Jaime Soto: "In light of the serious financial hardships being experienced by our parishes and schools during this Covid-19 pandemic and the high level of economic uncertainty that exists for the fiscal year 2020/2021, I am rescinding the
A new publication from a leading family advocacy group extensively documents the radical, explicit content and significant changes that have occurred in public schools nationwide regarding comprehensive sex education. The Family Research Council released on Friday a new report, called
Churches Worth Driving To offers readers a brief review of nearby churches they might want to visit. The church’s architecture, liturgy, history, parishioners and clergy are discussed, and mass times and photos are provided.
Churches in California can begin holding services again at a limited capacity, the state announced on Monday. The California health department ruled that, subject to the approval of local authorities, churches in the state can begin reopening along with
Father Joseph Illo, paster of Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco, gave an eight-minute homily on Sunday, May 24 on the ascension of Jesus. A 15-second excerpt from the homily: "Christianity has built the world
....Within a hundred days of becoming archbishop of Melbourne, Pell appointed an Independent Commissioner to receive and evaluate claims of clerical sexual abuse, and worked closely with the Victoria police to avoid archdiocesan interference in their investigations and to
With Gov. Gavin Newsom set to unveil guidelines early this week for restarting in-person religious services, the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego has begun planning to safely welcome back parishioners. The diocese has determined that in-person daily Masses
On Friday, May 22, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals voted 2-1 to deny the request of South Bay United Pentecostal Church for an immediate injunction against Governor Newsom’s stay-at-home order prohibiting attendance at religious services. The church, located
California Catholic Daily reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and asks students about God, good, and evil. Interviews with Mandy, who is studying biology, and with Kennia, who is studying nursing, near the gym at CSU East
On the city and county scene, I am working with an ecumenical coalition of 37 pastors of Protestant churches in Oakland to dialogue with the Mayor and Alameda County Board of Supervisors. In the meantime, we continue to live
In 1980 Malvin Weisberg, who lived in an upscale neighborhood in Woodland Hills, on the western side of L.A.’s San Fernando Valley, began making payments on a large (20’x8’x8’) land/sea storage container from the Martin Container company in Wilmington.
During a May 20 virtual panel discussion on "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home." presented by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron and San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy diverged in their assessments of the