Alejandra Molina is a National Reporter covering Latinos and religion in the West Coast. She is based in Los Angeles. Previously, she was a reporter for the Southern California News Group where she covered cities, immigration, race and religion for newspapers like The Orange County Register, The Press-Enterprise in Riverside and The Los Angeles Daily News.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — ‘We all are there because we’re people of faith, and our faith traditions make space for women having autonomy over their bodies, and having choice,’ said the Rev. Najuma Smith-Pollard.
(RNS) — The report comes months after the Rev. Megan Rohrer’s actions were criticized by the Asociación de Ministerios Latinos de la ELCA as showing a ‘lack of empathy and understanding toward their Latinx siblings.’
(RNS) — News of McElroy’s appointment is being celebrated by the faithful who advocate for LGBTQ people, immigrants and labor rights as well as among those who stand against the politicization of the Eucharist.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — 'The Archdiocese of Los Angeles was not properly informed prior to the filming either by the priest contacted at the parish, or the campaign,' the statement read, adding that it does not endorse political candidates.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Over the years, the Monastery of the Angels community has been dwindling as the nuns age and after some died from COVID-19 and other causes, making it difficult to sustain the monastery’s ‘democratic way of life.’