Tag: California

  • “For us it’s very important to hold onto our faith and to do that in a space where it’s encouraged, to engage your intellect but also to remember it goes with your faith, and they are not separate,” says Aisha Ibrahim, a student at Zaytuna. More

    December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

  • The California Council of Churches supports Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana, but there are some religious leaders who do not. More

    October 22, 2010 | Comments (20)

  • Some churches are struggling in these difficult economic times as they face layoffs, foreclosure, distress sales, and other signs of serious financial trouble. (Originally aired June 19, 2009) More

    December 4, 2009 | Comments (1)

  • She started a support group for women with emotional problems and histories of sexual abuse, and she wants to earn degrees in social work and theological studies to help others like them. More

    October 23, 2009 | Comments (9)

  • "Foreclosure is a possibility and something we are concerned about," says Rev. Jane Galloway of Long Beach, California. "If we are unable to make our mortgage payment on time, the default process can be filed and a foreclosure proceeding could begin."

    June 19, 2009 | Comments (11)

  • A religion reporter and a political analyst discuss the president's nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court's decision to uphold Proposition 8 banning gay marriage.

    May 29, 2009 | Comments (2)

  • Proposition 8 passed in California mainly because Mormon churches mobilized for it. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints withstood blistering criticism from outside the faith. Now, resentments are festering inside the Mormon community.

    May 22, 2009 | Comments (84)

  • Read more of the Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly interviews about same-sex marriage with three Presbyterian ministers in California.

    June 27, 2008 | Comments (1)