Religion News Service
Student Files Religious Discrimination Suit over San Diego Schools' Vaccine Mandate
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
A 16-year-old high school student is suing the San Diego Unified School District in federal court, claiming religious discrimination over vaccine mandates that require eligible students to be fully...
Texans to Vote on Whether Governments Can Limit Religious Services
Thursday, October 21, 2021
In November, Texans will be voting on whether or not the government should be allowed to limit religious services as they did during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren Signals Retirement with Search for Successor
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
On Sunday, Saddleback Church pastor Rick Warren signaled that, after 40 years in the pulpit, he will soon retire.
Arrest Made in Suspected Antisemitic Attack in LA as Jewish Community Remains on Edge
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Los Angeles police have arrested a man in connection with the suspected antisemitic attack outside a restaurant that left several Jewish diners injured.
Los Angeles Police Investigating Brawl as Antisemitic Hate Crime
Monday, May 24, 2021
Los Angeles police are investigating an attack on diners outside a Westside restaurant as an antisemitic hate crime.
Man Charged in San Gabriel Mission Blaze That Destroyed Rooftop of Historic Church
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
A man has been charged in connection with a fire last July that destroyed the rooftop of a church at the historic San Gabriel Mission church.
Eric Talley, 'A Faithful and Heroic Officer' Killed in Boulder Shooting, Honored in Catholic Funeral Mass
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
On Monday, a traditional Latin Mass was held for Eric Talley, the Boulder, Colorado, police officer who was one of 10 people killed in a mass shooting last week at a King Soopers grocery store.
In Southern California, Black Churches Are Using Their Land to Build Housing for the Homeless
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
A number of churches, particularly Black congregations, in Southern California are stepping up to build affordable housing on their church land amid the rising housing crisis across the region.
Public Viewing Set for Frederick K.C. Price, Televangelist Who Built LA's Faithdome
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
The family of the prominent Los Angeles pastor Rev. Frederick K.C. Price will be holding a closed-casket viewing in March so that the public can say goodbye to the late pastor.
California Legislator Wants Religious Services Deemed Essential During State of Emergency
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Senator Brian Jones, a Republican in San Diego County, introduced a piece of legislation on Friday that would deem houses of worship essential during a state of emergency.
John Macarthur’s Attorneys Denounce Reports of COVID-19 Outbreak at His Church
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Pastor John MacArthur's Attorneys are condemning recent headlines that claimed there was a coronavirus outbreak at MacArthur's Grace Community megachurch.
Study: Biden Still Leads Among Latino Christian Voters, But Trump's Support Has Grown
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
According to a new survey, 62 percent of registered Latino Christian voters said they are voting for former Vice President Joe Biden. The survey also found, that while President Donald Trump is not...
John Macarthur, Pastor Who Defied COVID-19 Orders, Will Face New Hearing in November
Monday, September 28, 2020
Rev. John MacArthur's hearing before court has reportedly been delayed until mid-November because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Steven Furtick to Replace Kenneth Copeland on TBN
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Trinity Broadcasting Network is replacing prosperity Gospel preacher Kenneth Copeland with celebrity pastor Steven Furtick.
Does the Bible Trump COVID-19 Public Health Orders? Legal Scholars Say No
Friday, August 7, 2020
John MacArthur has reopened his church for in-person gatherings and has asserted that he will follow the Bible instead of public health regulations. This sentiment has led to some debate and has...
This Year, Harvest Crusade Takes Shape as a Cinematic Event
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Harvest Christian Fellowship Pastor Greg Laurie has moved his massive in-person Harvest Crusade event online.
Under New Rules, LA Catholic Schools No Longer Able to Resume In-Person Classes
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Despite having planned on opening for in-person classes come the fall, Catholic schools in Los Angeles county must now engage in distance learning as per new statewide regulations.
In Los Angeles, Catholic Schools Plan to Resume In-Person Classes, While Public Schools Go Online
Thursday, July 16, 2020
At this time, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has decided that Catholic schools in the county will reopen their doors for in-person classes come the fall.
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Controversial Biden Nominee Confirmed: She 'Encouraged Harassment of Religious Schools'
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