LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The California Catholic Conference said Serra was ‘a man ahead of his times who made great sacrifices to defend and serve the indigenous population.’
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The faith-based rally highlighted the different ways clergy and religious leaders are dealing with law enforcement as they seek to end racist policies and police brutality toward black people.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The Dream Center, the nonprofit of the Pentecostal megachurch Angelus Temple, doesn’t appear to plan on stopping.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The experience of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, founded to serve Japanese immigrants at the time of the 1918 flu epidemic, shows how Americans of faith weathered a crisis strikingly similar to this one.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Dozens of people gathered under blue tarps in the pouring rain Wednesday (Dec. 4) for an interfaith service honoring the unclaimed dead who were buried at the Los Angeles County Crematorium Cemetery.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — More than a dozen people gathered Sunday (Oct. 13) in Boyle Heights — a working-class Latino neighborhood on the east side of Los Angeles that was once a thriving Jewish enclave — to observe the biblical holiday of Sukkot. It has been more than 30 years since this tradition was celebrated in this community.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Besides lacking halal meals, the lawsuit alleges, the Men's Central Jail failed to schedule Friday prayer, while Christians were allowed a weekly Bible study.
(AP) — The prospect of a nationwide sweep for undocumented immigrants has prompted legions of pastors, rabbis and their congregations to stand ready to help vulnerable immigrants with offers of sanctuary and other services.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The county's family services agency funds recruitment efforts in faith communities, Latino Catholics in particular, to make sure local children in need find a home that is a good cultural fit.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — A private home known as Heretic House fills a church-shaped hole for the city's atheists without the trappings of belief in a higher power.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The place sometimes known as 'Hollywood Babylon' was founded as a preserve of an abstinent Christian lifestyle.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Social media is helping to fuel Latin America's budding interest in Buddhism.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — A new group founded a year ago is helping Muslim women make the pilgrimage to Mecca by providing money, advice and even rewriting the narrative about women and hajj.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Voices of Reason, thought to be the only atheist choir in the U.S., performs at events for other religious skeptics while offering the benefits of community for its church-adverse members.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Will Korean-speaking ethnic churches eventually die out?
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