Los Angeles archdiocese encourages parishes to care for foster youth

This month marks launch of Safe Families program at St. Andrew Parish, a collaboration between the parish, volunteers and child care professionals designed to support at-risk children and parents in need. This month the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Office of

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2018-05-17T15:50:27-07:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

‘Poverty Simulation’ offered by San Bernardino Catholic Charities

Many call it a life-changing experience—being part of the gritty reality of poverty. This is what happens when you are part of a Poverty Simulation.  You can be part of such an exercise on Saturday, October 16 at Serrano High

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2019-01-03T16:05:09-08:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |1 Comment

US bishops distressed by proposed increase in military spending

Leading U.S. bishops have expressed serious concerns with President Donald Trump’s reported budget proposals for the 2018 fiscal year, noting among other fears that the proposals would decrease funding for diplomacy efforts while increasing military spending. “The human consequences of

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2019-01-07T12:13:08-08:00May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , |20 Comments

Evidence mounts on the importance of marriage and biological parents

Evidence keeps accumulating about the importance of marriage, and the importance of being raised by your biological parents. This should matter to us if we want to live in a society that is truly pro-child and is not in reality

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2017-04-10T23:23:23-07:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Los Angeles County the capital of U.S. poverty

The following comes from a December 2 CalWatchdog article by Chris Reed: The Census Bureau’s 2012 decision to begin releasing an alternative measure of poverty that included cost of living has appeared to have far-reaching effects in California as politicians,

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2015-12-04T10:44:22-08:00December 4th, 2015|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , , |10 Comments

Go west, old man! Go west!

The following comes from an October 6 Careful! blog post by Michael Cook: Ten percent of Americans now have access to assisted suicide after Jerry Brown, governor of California, approved Assembly Bill 15 yesterday. Assisted suicide had failed in California

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