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A statue of St. Junipero Serra outside the California capitol in Sacramento, which was destroyed by a mob July 4, 2020.

Catholics ask Gov. Newsom to reject St. Junipero Serra falsehoods

Sep 10, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Misleading claims about St. Junipero Serra have made their way into a bill sent to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk,... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

Supreme Court rejects California county’s continued ban on indoor worship

Feb 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a California county’s continued ban on indoor worship services due to the coronavirus pandemic,... Read more

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

Indoor events, public Masses again suspended by California governor’s order 

Jul 14, 2020

With coronavirus cases spiking in California, the governor has issued new orders banning indoor events including public Masses in much... Read more

Calif. governor signs state college campus abortion pill mandate into law

Oct 14, 2019

California governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Friday a measure requiring public universities to provide free access to medical abortions... Read more

Archbishop José Horacio Gomez of Los Angeles at a press briefing at the Holy See Press Office, Oct. 22, 2015.

California bishops praise death penalty moratorium

Mar 13, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The imposition of a state moratorium on the use of the death penalty by Gov. Gavin Newsom was hailed as... Read more