Deacon: From wildfires come acts of kindness for those trying to recover

The Field Hospital: The Camp Fire devastated Paradise, California, destroying the homes of over half of the parishioners of St. Thomas More Church. Nearby parishes have rallied to help the survivors. 


'Laudato Si'' initiative in California archdiocese looks at how to 'green' parishes

Eco Catholic: The initiative launches April 23 with a workshop for evaluating the environmental sustainability of parish activities through the lens of Catholic values.

California bill targets state's abortion-alternative pregnancy clinics

California's 71 abortion-alternative pregnancy medical clinics may be forced to inform pregnant women considering their services that publicly funded programs that provide abortion are available to them if a fast-moving bill becomes law.

The Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act is needed to ensure all women have knowledge and access to a full range of publicly funded reproductive health care options, according to the bill's authors, Democratic Assembly members David Chiu, of San Francisco, and Autumn Burke, of Los Angeles.