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Oct 10, 2018 - 02:01 pm .- A lawsuit in California is accusing bishops from all of the state’s dioceses, as well as the California Catholic Conference and the Archdiocese of Chicago, of covering up sexual abuse.
Oct 1, 2018 - 02:00 pm .- California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed a bill Sunday that would have mandated that public universities in the state offer abortion inducing “medication” through campus student health centers starting in 2022.
Sep 2, 2018 - 04:02 pm .- Catholic Charities of Santa Clara has partnered with the local county to launch a shared housing program, connecting renters with housing providers amid California’s high housing costs.
Aug 30, 2018 - 05:12 pm .- California Gov. Jerry Brown should veto a bill that mandates abortion drugs at state university campus health centers, said pro-life advocates, citing both financial and ethical objections.  
Jun 30, 2018 - 04:43 pm .- A California bill that would require all public university health centers to stock abortion medication has drawn criticism for the threats it could pose to women’s health and conscience rights.
Jun 19, 2018 - 04:04 pm .- A California judge has reinstated the state’s assisted suicide law, making it legal for terminally ill patients to end their lives while a court case is resolved – a move some critics say targets the vulnerable.
May 16, 2018 - 04:42 pm .- California’s assisted suicide law was wrongly passed in a special legislative session, ruled a California judge this week.
Apr 22, 2018 - 04:59 pm .- A proposed law in California could have a chilling effect on free speech, warn critics who fear that it could ban efforts to explain and promote Christian teaching on sexual morality.
Mar 19, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, to decide if a California law mandating that pro-life pregnancy centers post information about abortion is a violation of the First Amendment and free speech rights.
Mar 7, 2018 - 10:41 am .- California missionary St. Junipero Serra will be among the figures removed from a prominent location near San Francisco City Hall after the city’s art commission unanimously voted to remove the statue March 5.
Jan 24, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- A horrifying case of alleged child abuse in a large homeschooling family in California has sparked calls for more regulation of homeschools, as well as worries such rules could mean more false reports and disruption for innocent families.
Dec 13, 2017 - 03:17 pm .- While fires in southern California continue to threaten thousands of homes, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles reflected that God can be found even amidst the violent flames, if we just listen for his message.
Dec 8, 2017 - 04:45 pm .- The massive wildfires of California have drawn calls for prayer and assistance from the U.S. bishops, as Catholic Charities affiliates in the state work to aid victims.
Nov 14, 2017 - 02:54 pm .- Notifying his fellow bishops of “a terrible shooting” in his diocese, Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento led them in prayer for the victims during the U.S. bishops' general assembly in Baltimore on Tuesday.
Oct 20, 2017 - 03:01 am .- California is still burning.
Sep 2, 2017 - 05:29 am .- A new bill in California would punish the ‘misgendering’ of nursing home and long-term care patients with hefty fines and even jail time.
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.