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by Perry West Denver Newsroom, Jun 28, 2020 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- A Catholic teacher who finished a pilgrimage to the Spanish Missions in California this week has emphasized his devotion to the first missions’ founder, St. Junipero Serra, and their influence on him as an educator. Over the

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 22, 2020 / 03:20 pm MT (CNA).- In Los Angeles and San Francisco over the weekend, protestors tore down two statues of St. Junipero Serra, an 18th-century Franciscan priest and missionary who they accused of contributing to the destruction of Native American culture through

CNA Staff, May 26, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- Churches in California can begin holding services again at a limited capacity, the state announced on Monday. The California health department ruled that, subject to the approval of local authorities, churches in the state can begin reopening along with in-store

Washington D.C., May 21, 2020 / 12:50 am MT (CNA).- California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s efforts to lift some anti-coronavirus restrictions cannot single out churches for stricter treatment than other similar public activities, the U.S. Department of Justice has said. “Simply put, there is no pandemic exception to the U.S. Constitution

CNA/EWTN News After months of debate and strong opposition, California governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed into a law a bill enabling doctors to prescribe drugs that will end the lives of terminally ill patients. “This is a dark day for California and for the Brown legacy,” said Californians against

By Valerie Schmalz Catholic News Service  SAN FRANCISCO — California legislators have introduced assisted suicide legislation modeled on Oregon’s assisted suicide law, energized by the heartbreaking story of Brittany Maynard, a young woman with brain cancer, who moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Oregon to end her own