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Local Catholic teacher Ryan Yerton will travel to Washington, D.C., this month to attend a prestigious course at the Library of Congress. The five-day immersion program will cover effective methods for incorporating original historical documents into classroom discussion and study.
Four Catholic students from Ramona Convent Secondary School have been selected to participate in the 2015 Youth Justice Forum held in Montréal, Québec from July 15-20.
A tabernacle containing the Blessed Sacrament has been stolen from Santo Tomás Church in Los Angeles. Staff members discovered the burglary in the early morning of July 16. Other religious items were also missing, according to police reports.
In a tiny victory for Vatican-Chinese rapprochement, China's government now recognizes seminary studies and allows seminarians to continue their education in a state university should they leave.
Los Angeles County Superior Court James Chalfant ruled July 30 that the contested sale of the former convent of the Immaculate Heart of Mary sisters to restaurateur and urban developer Dana Hollister is invalid. The judge also confirmed that the eight-acre, villa-style hilltop property located in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles is Church property under the oversight Archbishop José H. Gomez.
Billy the Kid, a notorious bank and stage-coach robber of the Wild West, met his match in the most unlikely of people when he met Sister Blandina Segale.
In a rare move, the Armenian Catholic Church has pulled their new patriarch from out of retirement to take on the role as their new head. Church leaders cited his energy and authority as necessary when dealing with current issues, particularly those in the Middle East.
A recent book by Robyn Cadwallander, “The Anchoress,” tells the story of a young woman, Sarah, who chooses to shut herself off from the world and lives as an anchoress (like Julian of Norwich).