| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:36 PM
UC Irvine students have been trying a relatively new thing called “speed faithing.” The idea, much like speed dating, is to get as much information across to another person in a set amount of time, and hopefully make an impact.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:11 PM
At a time when the nation's top Roman Catholic leaders have been making headlines with their stands on religious liberty and immigration reform, Cardinal Timothy Dolan opened this year's convention of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops by...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:54 AM
"I see from the standpoint of Christian orthodoxy. This means that for me the meaning of life is centered in our Redemption by Christ and what I see in the world I see in its relation to that.” James Dobson? Pat Robertson? No, these sentences were...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The Internet can be a source of information and illumination, but for some it's also a cause for worry, and in some cases, a loss of faith, as one Mormon man discovered.
Hans Mattsson, a "solid believer" in his faith, began to have doubts after...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — This is, after all, the City of St. Francis. So when a shrine named in his honor announced plans to build a repository for pet ashes in a catacomb-like hollow under the stairs of its 19th-century church, many animal lovers were...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:39 AM
A white van marked in burgundy with the name of a Glen Burnie Baptist church has been making the rounds in some area neighborhoods this summer with a controversial mission: seeking Jewish souls to save from the fires of eternal damnation. Many local...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The birthrate in America has fallen to an all-time low, with one in five women not having children in 2010, compared to one in 10 in the 1970s.
In Orange County, the rate has dropped from 50,000 a year in the '90s to about 38,000 in 2011. Many couples...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:40 PM
This year will mark the first year of a 9/11 memorial focused on interfaith compassion and community building.
Interfaith communities will gather at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 23 Lake Road, Irvine, for an...
| Sep 17, 2013
Re "Age-old rituals, TV-age church," Column One, Sept. 13
The Roman Catholic Church's hierarchy has chosen to spend millions ($57.5 million on the purchase alone) to convert the former Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove to the Christ Cathedral. It's...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Virginia F. Toohey, a homemaker and former volunteer, died Monday of heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 96.
The daughter of a Crown Cork and Seal Co. vice president and a homemaker, the former Virginia Marie Fusting...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:56 AM
ROME -- After expressing frustration with the Roman Catholic Church’s focus on hot-button doctrinal issues, Pope Francis launched a stinging attack on abortion Friday, calling it the product of a “throwaway culture.”