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by CNA Staff CNA Newsroom, Jan 23, 2023 / 11:30 am Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez on Sunday offered prayers for victims of a Saturday shooting at a Monterey Park, California, ballroom dance studio. “We pray for those killed and injured in this shooting, we ask that God stay close …

by Tom Hoffarth Woodland Hills, California, Nov 5, 2022 / 08:00 am In the darkness of an early Saturday morning last March 19, Father Steve Davoren and his golden lab, Blue, came out the back exit of the rectory at St. Mel’s Church in Woodland Hills, California, for a pre-dawn …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Sep 23, 2022 / 18:56 pm When Gov. Gavin Newsom of California unveiled his plan for a billboard advertising campaign inviting women to travel to his state to have abortions, he was swiftly condemned by Catholics, who called the ads “unconscionable” and “blasphemy.” Why …

“Those who live among us without a permanent home, then, provide us a powerful reminder that we are people on pilgrimage, that this is not our true home,” said Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone during a homily in a Requiem Mass for the homeless on November 6, 2021. | Dennis Callahan By …

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Dec 22, 2021 / 04:00 am A Catholic psychiatrist and medical ethicist who is suing the University of California for denying him a natural immunity exemption from its COVID-19 vaccination mandate has been fired for refusing to be vaccinated. Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, a psychiatry professor …

by Jonah McKeown Sacramento, Calif., Sep 27, 2021 / 15:25 pm California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a pair of bills Sept. 22 that relate to privacy surrounding abortion, and a policy expert commented to CNA that the laws highlight the importance of parent-child communication regarding difficult topics such as abortion. …

by Jonah McKeown Sacramento, Calif., Sep 25, 2021 / 05:01 am California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a pair of bills Sept. 22 that relate to privacy surrounding abortion, both of which could make it easier for minors to hide abortions from their parents. AB 1356 makes it illegal to film …

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Sep 13, 2021 / 12:04 pm A California bill to replace a statue of St. Junipero Serra at the state capitol unfairly slanders the saint’s legacy, two archbishops claimed in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Sunday, Sept. 12. Last month, California lawmakers voted overwhelmingly …

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 27, 2021 / 11:00 am A group of California high school students and their families are among those Americans currently trapped in Afghanistan, and the archbishop of San Francisco is pleading for prayers for their safe return. A number of students from the Cajon …

By Ann Rodgers/Angelus News Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 19, 2021 / 23:43 pm In a decision that could restore millions of dollars to Catholic schools, the state of California has ruled that the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) violated federal law in ways that slashed assistance for academically struggling …