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New Pope Francis Appointee: What Do Catholics Believe, Really?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 08.25.2015 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

We know what Pope Francis is saying: "You must try to seek God in every human life." And, of believing gays, "Who am I to judge them?" But what does Pope Francis think, really?

Cardinal Mahony Blogs About His Public Humiliation

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 02.15.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Cardinal Roger Mahony, the former Roman Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles, will be questioned under oath next week as part of a clergy...

Religious Groups Push For Gun Control, Fallout Over L.A. Catholic Church Files And More

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion
Jaweed Kaleem

Clergy push for gun control laws, the fallout over preist abuse in the Los Angeles Catholic church, the bishops' Super Bowl bet, atheist church, Islam in France grows and more in the latest religion reads.

Sexual Abuse And The Church: Everyone Knew Better

Michael D'Antonio | Posted 04.03.2013 | Religion
Michael D'Antonio

I often encounter people who wonder why, after three decades, the Church continues to be afflicted by scandal related to abuse cases, many of which are 20 or 30 years old. In the Los Angeles case, all the tragic truth could have come out years ago.

As Los Angeles Church Divulges Documents, Prosecutions May Follow

Michael D'Antonio | Posted 03.12.2013 | Religion
Michael D'Antonio

After years of delay, orchestrated by some of the most able lawyers in the country, the Catholic Church may soon reveal more truth about how it dealt with priests who sexually abused hundreds of children in the sprawling Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Greg Boyle Has Saved Thousands of Latino Lives In Los Angeles. So Why Might He Go Out Of Business?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jesse Kornbluth

You would think that a guy who has transformed tens of thousands of lives over 23 years in the lousiest part of LA could find $5 million somewhere to keep going.

An Involuntary Lent

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While I support the president's budget, it does not bring Easter morning to the country.