Contactless Burials Begin At LA Catholic Cemeteries During PandemicThe Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced Friday its Catholic Cemeteries and Mortuaries started offering contactless burial options due to state and local public health restrictions during the pandemic and high demand for funeral services.
Spam Blocker Blamed For Taking Multiple Catholic-Themed Facebook Pages OfflineFacebook is blaming a technical glitch for knocking several Catholic-focused Facebook pages with millions of followers offline for more than a day.
Students Gather In LA To Celebrate Canonization Of Junipero SerraPope Francis has elevated to sainthood an 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast in the first canonization on U.S. soil.
SoCal Catholics Travel To Greet Pope Francis On East CoastCatholics from around the Southland were preparing on Monday to head to the East Coast to greet Pope Francis for his historic U.S. visit later this week.
Pope Overhauls Rules For Catholic Marriage AnnulmentsPope Francis is undertaking a second major initiative in as many weeks for the Catholic Church that will have reverberations ahead of his historic U.S. visit.
Catholic Church Helps Defeat 'Death With Dignity' Proposal In Calif. SenateThe Catholic Church, often out of step with California's liberal Legislature, notched a prominent win at the statehouse this week defeating a proposal to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.
Statues Of Virgin Mary Beheaded, Jesus Christ Defaced At Palm Springs Catholic ChurchPolice want to know who broke the head off a statue of the Virgin Mary and damaged the face of a Jesus Christ statue at a Catholic church in Palm Springs.
Church Says They've Cleared Monsignor Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations After Decade-Long InvestigationAllegations against Richard Loomis first surfaced, according the statement, in late 2003.
LA Catholic School Students Asked To Bring $1 For Philippines AidStudents at Catholic elementary schools in the Los Angeles Archdiocese are being asked to each bring a dollar to class Monday for Philippine relief efforts.
Pope Francis Orders Survey Of Catholics On Hot-Button Social IssuesU.S. bishops are among those the pope is asking to find out from their parishioners how they feel about abortion, same-sex marriage, divorce and birth control.
Parents Call For Catholic School To Bring Curtain Down On 'Cabaret' A San Fernando Valley Catholic school faced calls from conservative activists Tuesday to reconsider its performance of an award-winning Broadway play.
Southland Catholics Hold All-Night Prayer Vigil Downtown For Election Of New PopeSouthland Catholics Tuesday wrapped up an all-night prayer vigil for the election of the next pope at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.
Abuse Survivors Warn OC Families About Convicted Priests Victims of alleged sex abuse by Catholic priests were expected to distribute leaflets Thursday outside of the Leisure World retirement community.
Goldstein: Former LA Priest Living With A Secret A former priest and LAUSD employee embroiled in a sex scandal is confronted after documents show he admitted to sexual relations with an underage girl.
LAPD Reviews Files Of Alleged Abuse In LA ArchdioceseDetectives on Tuesday began investigating new evidence that could lead to prosecutions in alleged abuse cases in the Roman Catholic church.