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Aug 9, 2017 - 12:03 am .- More than 1,600 youth gathered at the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles this weekend for the third annual City of Saints conference, where local teenagers participated in workshops, the sacraments, and fellowship.
Jul 21, 2017 - 12:02 pm .- Pro-abortion groups are lobbying for a California law that Catholic leaders warn would open employers like Catholic schools to lawsuits for asking teachers to follow their codes of conduct.
Jun 8, 2017 - 11:55 am .- A ballot measure intended to speed up the application of the death penalty is now being challenged before the California Supreme Court.
May 23, 2017 - 05:46 am .- To a pitcher, a little situation like bases loaded, full count and trying to protect a one-run lead in the late innings is no big deal — not if you’ve been doing this since you were 8 years old.
Apr 4, 2017 - 09:47 am .- A proposed California law has targeted faith-based employers’ codes of conduct in the name of reproductive health, the California Catholic Conference has said.
Mar 28, 2017 - 08:02 pm .- The California Catholic Conference has announced that it is sponsoring a bill to help attract and retain teachers in response to the state's shortage of K-12 educators.
Jan 5, 2017 - 12:22 am .- January 21. That’s the date when Californians will come together at three events across the state for pro-life advocacy and encouragement.
Aug 16, 2016 - 04:49 pm .- A bill that threatened to defund California religious colleges that do not accept same-sex marriage and gender ideology has been amended, but the danger could return.  
Aug 8, 2016 - 06:07 pm .- Religious students from disadvantaged backgrounds could be most affected by a California bill threatening state-backed student grants to schools that disagree with same-sex marriage and gender ideology.  
Jul 19, 2016 - 12:08 pm .- Free legal counsel and advice may sound too good to be true, but in the Diocese of Oakland, it’s a reality.  
Jul 16, 2016 - 02:09 pm .- On Thursday, the bishops of California announced their support of a state ballot measure that would end the use of capital punishment in the state, replacing it with life in prison without possibility of parole.
Jul 14, 2016 - 03:24 pm .- You can’t put a price on most things in life. But you can, apparently, put a price on death - $2,000.
Jul 8, 2016 - 03:12 pm .- Churches and other organizations in California will be forced to buy insurance plans that cover abortions due to the Obama administration’s clear misinterpretation of a pro-life law, said prominent pro-life thinker Richard Doerflinger.
Jun 22, 2016 - 04:54 pm .- The Obama administration has rejected a challenge to the State of California’s requirement that health care plans include abortion coverage. A major federal budget amendment intended to protect abortion foes does not apply, it ruled.
Jun 9, 2016 - 02:49 pm .- Assisted suicide will change California for the worse, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said on Wednesday, adding that Catholics and others must take action to show they will care for the ailing, not aid in killing them.
Jun 7, 2016 - 06:18 am .- California’s assisted suicide bill will go into effect on June 9, and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is fighting back — with prayer.
Sep 23, 2015 - 03:42 pm .- Pope Francis made history Wednesday by performing the first-ever canonization on U.S. soil, of St. Junipero Serra.
Jul 9, 2015 - 08:28 pm .- The California state legislature has abandoned efforts to pass a measure that would legalize physician-assisted suicide – for now.
Jul 3, 2015 - 12:42 pm .- An effort to remove the statue of Bl. Junipero Serra from the U.S. Capitol has been set aside for the time being.
Jun 25, 2015 - 02:37 pm .- A statue of Franciscan missionary and saint-to-be Father Junipero Serra has stood in the U.S. Capitol since 1931, but its future may depend on an upcoming hearing in the California legislature and the success of a “Let's Save Serra” campaign.

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