WASHINGTON (USA Today) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a major blow to a California law requiring anti-abortion pregnancy centers to inform women about publicly funded abortion and contraception services.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An effort to call gay conversion therapy a fraudulent business practice gained ground in the California state Senate on Tuesday, despite opposition from hundreds who rallied to fight the proposal on religious grounds.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Rev. Franklin Graham says he is coming to Berkeley in peace and in a longshot attempt to sway voters to support evangelical Christian candidates.
(The Conversation) — California in the 1960s was the epicenter for spiritual experimentation. And among those looking for personal and social transformation, the unlikeliest seekers may have been a small community of Roman Catholic religious: the...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (RNS) — To bring healing from the ashes of the most destructive wildfires in California history, hundreds across the country practice Eucharistic adoration, prayer before an altar where they believe Christ's body is present.
(RNS) — 'I'm obsessed with Star Wars,' says a turbaned man who appears in one of the videos that are part of the 'We Are Sikhs' media campaign.
BANGKOK (AP) — Wirapol Sukphol was defrocked amid accusations of multiple sexual relationships with women — a cardinal sin for monks. Critics say he is an extreme example of a wider crisis in Thai Buddhism, which has become marginalized by a...
BIG SUR, Calif. (RNS) New Camaldoli Hermitage's program for oblates — people who live in the world but are associated with religious communities — was launched in 1984 with 15 oblates. Now the number is around 700.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hateful letters sent anonymously to three mosques in California with a warning that President-elect Donald Trump would "cleanse" the United States of Muslims have stirred fears among congregants, a community leader said.
(RNS) A California bill to protect LBGT rights on college campuses has sparked a raucous debate.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (RNS) Like a prophet crying out in the wilderness, Wagers is dogged in his pursuit of justice for the homeless.
(RNS) The main complaint from nearly the entire disability community is that Me Before You justifies an ablest assumption: namely, that the life of someone who cannot walk is not worth living.
(RNS) California's law expands access to aid in dying to 1 in 6 terminally ill Americans, cheering advocates and horrifying opponents who see danger ahead for the elderly and vulnerable.
(RNS) A group of scholars is threatening to downgrade, and in many cases remove, the terms India and Hinduism, from California schoolbooks.
The option to die with a doctor's prescription would only apply to adults suffering serious and incurable illness and where death is reasonably foreseeable.