A local school district is the target of a lawsuit by the group Freedom from Religion, which claims that prayer during board meetings violates the First Amendment.
There is backlash over social media after Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was penalized after kneeling down in Muslim prayer after scoring a touchdown on Monday Night Football.
The Supreme Court said Monday that prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity.
Community and religious groups hosted a prayer vigil Tuesday in Koreatown for victims who were aboard a South Korean ferry boat that capsized earlier this month.
Officials with the Bellflower Unified School District have been asked to stop praying before school board meetings.
A prayer vigil is planned Saturday for 6-year-old Jacob Adams, believed drowned Wednesday when he and his 10-year-old step brother fell into the rapids of the Merced River at Yosemite National Park.
A federal judge has ruled that officials in a Los Angeles County city can open city meetings with a prayer.
A crowd of supporters, some dressed in Los Angeles Dodgers attire, held a candlelight prayer vigil Wednesday night outside the hospital where a San Francisco Giants fan was taken after he was beaten in a Dodger Stadium parking lot.
Fewer Americans may be going out for New Year’s Eve, but more may say a prayer for heading to the party.
While thousands of Southern Californians will spend Christmas opening and enjoying presents, others will attend church services and help the homeless and poor Saturday to mark the birth of Jesus Christ.
Organizers say they expect thousands of people to participate in a 31-day prayer marathon for peace in Los Angeles County this holiday season.