Displaying items 61-72 of 498 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-42 Next >
Special to The Times"The gangs have the right idea!" A-Man shouts from the flatbed of a semi-truck trailer serving as the stage for Hip Hop Church America outside the Crystal Cathedral on a hot fall afternoon. "But instead of killing each other they should be out there...
Tags: Politics, Religious Texts, Mase, Minority Groups, MC Hammer
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has done it again -- he said "Merry Christmas." On television. In a campaign ad that first aired in Iowa on Dec. 18, he conspicuously declined to say "Happy Holidays," the sappy all-purpose greeting favored by the...
Times Staff WriterHe was 18 and inexperienced — in all respects — when he came to Rome in 1938. For Federico Fellini, it was the beginning of a love affair that lasted more than 50 years. Rome dazzled and indulged him. It fed the dreams he turned into such...
Special to The TimesI spent a great deal of time at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church on a recent trip to London. But I wasn't praying. I had tea in the church's dramatic 18th century Cafe-in-the-Crypt. I took in a free lunchtime concert and a candlelit nighttime performance....
Times Poll DirectorDespite the serious, ongoing problem that the American Roman Catholic Church is confronting with the child sexual abuse scandal, priests today are very satisfied with their lives and are more committed to their vows and to the Church they serve than...
Special to The TimesA month after U.S. bombs first fell on Afghanistan, a widow in western Pakistan opened her door to two men with straggling beards, native clothes and skin streaked orange with self-tanning cream. Three weeks earlier, the woman's husband, a Protestant...
Combining the built-in audience of the Bible, the incendiary potential of "The Birth of a Nation" and the marketing genius of "The Blair Witch Project," the arrival of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" feels like a milestone in modern culture. It's...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGod himself pulled the needle out of Sonny Arguinzoni's arm, or so the story goes. Grateful, the high school dropout, part-time purse snatcher and hope-to-die heroin addict repaid the miracle with one of his own. From an apartment in a Boyle Heights...
If God exists and Jesus is His son, then Gore Vidal is going to hell. And if God is a Jew, Vidal is no better off. There's enough to outrage everyone in this audacious and courageous send-up of "the story of Our Lord Jesus Christ as told in the three...
Tags: Christianity, Orson Welles, Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Gaming
Aiken Standard, S.C.The Aiken Area Operation Christmas Child Team celebrated a milestone on Saturday. Operation Christmas Child, a project through the national nondenominational evangelical Christian organization Samaritan's Purse, has sent 100 million shoeboxes to...
AP National WriterWith its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units. The proposal...
The Salt Lake Tribune reporter Lisa Schencker writes for the Religion News Service about those left behind by the person who commits suicide and how different religions are changing their thinking about the sin of suicide: DRAPER, Utah (RNS) As young...
Dec 3, 2006 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 23, 2007 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 9, 2003 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 18, 2004 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Oct 21, 2002 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 28, 2004 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 24, 2004 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 1, 1999 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 13, 1992 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 19, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
May 18, 2013 |Story| Associated Press
May 13, 2013 | Orlando Sentinel
Original site for Jesus Christ topic gallery.