Calif.’s Michael Newdow loses ‘In God We Trust’ fight at Supreme Court

On Monday, June 10, the court rejected without comment the challenge from activist Michael Newdow, who claimed that the inscription “In God We Trust” on currency was a government endorsement of religion and a violation of the First Amendment, Fox

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2019-06-12T16:00:01-07:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , |2 Comments

Oxnard College student sees God as torturer

California Catholic reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and ask students about God, good, and evil. Interview with Emily, who is studying legal studies and anthropology, in front of the Performing Arts Building at Oxnard College. Do

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2019-06-10T12:00:03-07:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Inquiring Minds|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

“What I shall do with atheism is to refute it”

On Saturday, August 20, Catholic writer and teacher Peter Kreeft will be on a whirlwind speaking tour of Northern California. Dr. Kreeft, a professor of philosophy at Boston College, has authored 75 books on subjects as diverse as theology, philosophy,

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2016-08-04T18:19:59-07:00August 4th, 2016|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |5 Comments

Atheist sues Santa Clara over Christian cross at public park

The following comes from an April 22 Mercury News article by Joe Rodriguez: SANTA CLARA -- A local atheist and a national group that advocates for the strict separation of church and state have sued the city to remove a

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2016-04-26T14:28:22-07:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |20 Comments

‘Freethinkers’ sue California school district

The following comes from an April 12 press release from Freedom From Religion Foundation: The Freedom From Religion Foundation, with the Antelope Valley Freethinkers, are suing a California school district for censoring information about the groups' scholarship opportunities. The lawsuit

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2016-04-21T05:40:44-07:00April 21st, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: , |3 Comments

What Harvard wrought in California

The following comes from a September 17 Real Clear Religion article by Robert Barron. Bishop Robert Barron is an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the founder of Word on Fire. It was revealed this week that, for

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