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Thumbnail 02 serra America’s next saint, St. Junípero Serra

America’s next saint will be the man who evangelized California and is associated with the beginnings of Los Angeles. Pope Francis announced...

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Thumbnail walk for life south bay Annual 5K March for Life in Redondo Beach celebrates 30th year

The Walk for Life South Bay will celebrate 30 years of standing for life. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at Veterans Park in Redondo Beach on May...

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Thumbnail doctor credit wwwbillionphotoscom via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 21 16 Archbishop Gomez: Christian doctors face increasing threats

Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 2, 2016 / 01:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Faithful Catholics need to be aware of the ever-increasing serious threats to...

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Thumbnail archbishop jos h gomez at the second annual immigration summit at christ cathedral feb 27 2016 courtesy of the la archdiocese cna 2 29 16 Archbishop Gomez: It's time to end the death penalty

Los Angeles, Calif., Sep 24, 2016 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Californians should vote for Proposition 62, a ballot measure to end the death...

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Thumbnail world meeting of popular movements modesto At a world meeting of popular movements

I am writing this week from Modesto, where I am attending a conference sponsored by the Vatican. It is the United States regional meeting of the...

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Thumbnail batchelder tile peacock ‘Batchelder: Tilemaker’ at the Pasadena Museum of History

The Pasadena Museum of History is featuring an exhibit, extended by popular demand through March 12, called “Batchelder: Tilemaker.” Ernest A....

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Thumbnail 1witness adla los angeles Becoming his witnesses: Reaching young adult Catholics through evangelization

With the growing rate of American young adults identifying as “nones” — nonaffiliation with a particular religion or faith — the message of...

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Thumbnail sb bishop gallegos ‘Bishop of the Barrio’ declared venerable

Pope Francis signed a decree July 8 recognizing the heroic virtues of Bishop Alphonse Gallegos, who had been previously recognized as a Servant of...

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Thumbnail the statue of father junipero serra inside the national statuary hall in washington dc cna 2 6 15 1 Bl. Junipero statue in the Capitol is safe – for now

An effort to remove the statue of Bl. Junipero Serra from the U.S. Capitol has been set aside for the time being. A statue of Franciscan...

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Thumbnail loyola marymount university credit alanak via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 8 26 14 1 Calif. abortion mandate deemed a 'flagrant violation' of civil rights

The California government “directly targeted” two Catholic universities and violated federally guaranteed civil rights by ordering their health...

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Thumbnail marijuana leaf credit mr green via wwwshutterstockcom cna 12 18 15 California bishops: Legalizing marijuana hurts kids, the poor

San Francisco, Calif., Oct 29, 2016 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When it comes to legalizing marijuana in California, the risks to children, teens...

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Thumbnail florida department of corrections execution chamber 1 credit florida state correctional facility cna 10 27 15 California bishops urge voters to reject the death penalty this fall

Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 16, 2016 / 02:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday, the bishops of California announced their support of a state ballot...

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Thumbnail archbishop jos h gomez at the second annual immigration summit at christ cathedral feb 27 2016 courtesy of the la archdiocese cna 2 29 16 California Catholics are helping legal residents become citizens

Obtaining U.S. citizenship could be life-changing for legal residents in Southern California, and Catholics want to help.“If we work this year to...

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Thumbnail post2 California crosses an unwelcomed threshold with legalization of physician-assisted suicide

Every human being possesses inherent dignity, which deserves our respect. Each of us should feel loved, worthy and cared for at every moment of our...

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Thumbnail priest collar credit alphaspirit via wwwshutterstockcom cna California priest found guilty of embezzling donations

San Jose, Calif., Mar 24, 2017 / 06:38 am (CNA).- A priest in California has been found guilty of diverting $19,000 in donations to his personal...

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Thumbnail classroom credit wk1003mike via wwwshutterstockcom cna California religious colleges dodge a bullet. But what's next?

Sacramento, Calif., Aug 16, 2016 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A bill that threatened to defund California religious colleges that do not accept...

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Thumbnail st dominic  san domenico san anselmo California's first Catholic school sparks controversy by removing statues

Parents are concerned after a California Catholic school has removed several religious statues from its campus in an effort to be more inclusive of...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 450397447 California’s travel ban against anti-LGBT states preventing students from sharing ideas, competing in sports

College athletes and graduate students are taking a hit after California banned the use of public funds for travel to anti-LGBT states. Gov. Jerry...

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