Voices of Faith: Why do faiths have widely divergent views on religious imagery?
The Dwell on Design expo recently filled more than 200,000 square feet of the Los Angeles Convention Center with the latest for the modern home and garden. If you weren't among the 30,000 or so people who attended the event, here are seven picks of new and novel designs. More are posted on our L.A. at Home blog at latimes.com/home.
MILWAUKEE Four years before the Archdiocese of Milwaukee filed for bankruptcy, then-Archbishop Timothy Dolan - now cardinal of New York - sought Vatican approval to move nearly $57 million in cemetery funds off the archdiocese's books and into a special trust to help protect them "from any legal claim or liability."
VATICAN CITY The managers of the Vatican bank resigned on Monday, three days after the Vatican's bank was hit by a new scandal.
SAN DIEGO A San Diego Superior Court judge Monday rejected a claim by parents in the Encinitas elementary school system that teaching yoga in the schools is an improper attempt at religious indoctrination.
SANTA ANA, Calif. Angie Schuller Wyatt has a famous name.
LOS ANGELES They stared at each other, the detective and the priest. Kelli McIlvain found interrogating him somewhat surreal. She had been raised Catholic and taught that a man in a black clerical shirt and white collar was nothing less than an emissary of God.
Here's what we've deduced: Actor Jonny Lee Miller, who stars in "Elementary," and his wife, actress Michele Hicks, have listed a Los Angeles home for sale at $1.659 million.
The folks at Barefoot Wine & Bubbly aren't big on formalities.
The ongoing leadership dispute at the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians has put the tribe at risk of defaulting on its bonds for Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, according to a lawsuit filed June 18 in New York.
DOS PALOS About 1,500 spectators came to the 23rd annual Dos Palos Lions Hot Summer Nights Car Show on Saturday, but organizers are concerned there was not enough to see.
VATICAN CITY The Vatican on Friday was hit by a new scandal, as Italian police arrested a high-ranking Catholic Church official on suspicion that he had plotted to illegally transport 20 million euros -about $26 million - from Switzerland to Italy.
Suzanne Morgan, a lifelong Christian, keeps an Islamic prayer rug in her Chicago office "just in case a visiting Muslim might need to pray midday."