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  • Is secularism a threat to religious freedom?

    Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement. In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
  • In Theory: Is the idea of heaven and hell 'toxic'?

    Q. A new book has attracted a hail of criticism on the Internet. “Love Wins: Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived” by Pastor Rob Bell, the leader of the Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., questions the...
  • In Theory: Does TV glorify sex for teens?

    Q. The Parents Television Council has released a report in which it claims prime-time TV shows sexualize the young girls portrayed in them. The report is based on a content analysis of the most popular television shows for viewers aged 12-17 in the 2009-...
  • In Theory: Is atheism on the attack?

    Q. With the recent publication of books such as "god [sic] Is Not Great," "The God Delusion," "Letter To A Christian Nation" and "The End Of Faith" by so-called "New Atheists" like Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris, atheism seems to...
  • Family that fled Iraq grieves for daughter lost in crash here

    Family that fled Iraq grieves for daughter lost in crash here
    As Orthodox Christians, Bahara Echmail’s family fled religious persecution in Iraq, arriving to Chicago about five years ago with dreams of a better life. On Saturday, the family was instead grieving inside their West Rogers Park home after 17-...
  • In Theory: Free speech or abuse?

    In the wake of the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, the Arizona state legislature has passed emergency legislation to prevent the Westboro Baptist Church from picketing victims' funerals, including that of 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green. The church's...
  • The farm comes to school

    The farm comes to school
    St. George’s Preschool looked more like farm than a school last week. That because students there participated in a farm-themed week. There were opportunities throughout the week to help create and paint a cardboard barn, make butter, bread and...
  • Marriage Certificate Denied: A Valentines Tradition For Some Same-Sex Couples

    Marriage Certificate Denied: A Valentines Tradition For Some Same-Sex Couples
    They went for something they knew they couldn't get. And they went to county clerks' offices all around California. "I wish I could give you a marriage license," said Freddie Oakley, Clerk-Recorder for Yolo County. So instead of a marriage license,...
  • The Dangers of Petting Zoos

    Re: “The farm comes to school,” Feb. 10. You’d think that the educators at St. George’s Preschool would be aware that petting zoos are hotbeds of E. coli bacteria, and that numerous children have been infected with the...
  • The Crowd: PBS SoCal shines on at 'Illumination' gala

    It was an evening of illumination. The 2011 PBS SoCal gala on Saturday evening attracted a crowd of nearly 500 guests converging upon the Orange County Fair & Event Center's hangar building in Costa Mesa. Co-chairs of the mega successful party Peggy...
  • Around & About

    BLOOD DRIVE Verdugo Hills Hospital Community Blood Drive — Thursday, June 9, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. This drive, sponsored by the American Red Cross, will be held in the council rooms at Verdugo Hills Hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale. All donors...