(RNS) — Chaplains in hospitals and retirement homes are discovering the nature of their ministry due to the coronavirus outbreak, when patients and medical staff alike are dealing with stress and isolation.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Angelus Temple in Los Angeles has handed out 5,000 meals a day to kids out of school and others in need. Among the donors has been Chick-fil-A.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Activists and clergy gathered Sunday evening to pray for a group of mothers after they took over a property as a shelter from the coronavirus.
(RNS) — The coronavirus crisis has disrupted faith groups from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. — shuttering megachurches and forcing worship online.
(RNS) — A new website guiding churches and ministry leaders as they respond to the coronavirus pandemic was launched Thursday (March 12) as a partnership between two Wheaton College institutions — the Billy Graham Center and the Humanitarian Disaster Institute — as well as Saddleback Church in California, led by pastor Rick Warren.
(RNS) — The church is discouraging Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry students — who evangelize to strangers as they learn to pray and to heal the sick — from visiting health care settings.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, a Democrat, in late February introduced a piece of legislation that would give residents the legal option to have their bodies transformed into soil.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The subreddit appears to include commentary from former and current members of the church who may be nonbelievers but who remain in La Luz del Mundo for their families and loved ones.
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (RNS) — Several hundred people gathered Monday at St. Paul the Apostle Church for a Mass that welcomed Bishop Alberto Rojas — who was named to lead the Diocese of San Bernardino, one of the nation's largest Roman Catholic dioceses.
(RNS) — The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Criterion Wealth Management Insurance Services and its co-owners Mark MacArthur and Robert Gravette of failing to reveal financial conflicts of interest when recommending certain investments to their clients.
(RNS) — A California-based Christian college and the former publishers of The Christian Post and Newsweek have been convicted in a scheme to fraudulently obtain $35 million from lenders, according to the Manhattan district attorney.
PASADENA, Calif. (RNS) — Churches in the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles hosted performances of the play, 'Tolton: From Slave to Priest' during Black History Month.
POMONA, Calif. (RNS) — At a news conference Friday (Feb. 14), church leaders gathered at the Fairplex in Pomona to address the allegations that were made against the church and its leaders.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — At a news conference, Sochil Martin, 33, detailed the sexual abuse she says she endured within the church.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — It's been nearly three weeks since Trump health officials in the Jan. 24 notice gave the state 30 days to comply or risk losing federal funding.