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Protestantism

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  • Michelle Huneven on Christmas past and present

    Michelle Huneven on Christmas past and present
    It's become a tradition at the L.A. Times Food section: Every year we run a Christmas essay by a noted Southern California writer reflecting the unique nature of the way we celebrate the holidays. This year's is by novelist Michelle Huneven, whose books...
  • Prominent Iowa evangelical leaders throw support to Rick Santorum

    Prominent Iowa evangelical leaders throw support to Rick Santorum
    The Family Leader, an influential political organization among the religious voters who dominate the Iowa caucuses, is not endorsing a candidate in the presidential contest, but two prominent evangelical leaders backed Rick Santorum on Tuesday. Bob...
  • Poll: Mitt Romney's faith could be a factor in GOP primaries

    Poll: Mitt Romney's faith could be a factor in GOP primaries
    A new poll suggests that Mitt Romney's faith could play a role in the 2012 Republican nominating race, with a sizable portion of respondents saying they believe that Mormonism is a non-Christian faith. The survey from the Pew Research Center for the...
  • Moishe Rosen dies at 78; founder of Jews for Jesus

    Moishe Rosen dies at 78; founder of Jews for Jesus
    Moishe Rosen, a flamboyant and controversial convert to Christianity who founded the missionary group Jews for Jesus, died Wednesday in San Francisco. He was 78. The cause was prostate cancer, the group announced. Rosen launched Jews for Jesus in San...
  • Alex Franco dies at 91; ran L.A. wedding chapel

    Alex Franco dies at 91; ran L.A. wedding chapel
    The Rev. Alex Franco, who performed thousands of weddings at his Albertson Wedding Chapel in Los Angeles, has died. He was 91. Franco, a Protestant minister who for much of his career was known as Alex Garcia, died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical...
  • Garret FitzGerald dies at 85; former Irish prime minister

    Garret FitzGerald dies at 85; former Irish prime minister
    Garret FitzGerald, who as Ireland's prime minister in the 1980s was an early architect for peace in neighboring Northern Ireland, died Thursday at a Dublin hospital, the government and his family announced. He was 85. The cause was not given. FitzGerald,...
  • At Family Leader forum, a more personal look at GOP hopefuls

    At Family Leader forum, a more personal look at GOP hopefuls
    A gathering of GOP presidential candidates on Saturday was unlike any other this year, when instead of finger-pointing and slashing at one another's records, they told deeply personal tales about faith, family and failures that left half of the six...
  • Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting

    Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this story...
  • Rick Perry plays for Iowa's evangelical vote with new TV ad

    Rick Perry plays for Iowa's evangelical vote with new TV ad
    He may be down in the polls but Rick Perry still has more money to spend than most of his rivals.  On Thursday he went on the air in Iowa with a 30-second TV spot aimed directly at that state's potent bloc of evangelical Christian conservatives,...
  • Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism

    Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism
    Mark O. Hatfield, whose 35 years as Oregon's U.S. senator illuminated his conviction that Republicans could be God-fearing conservatives and also passionate advocates for ending wars and racial discrimination, has died. He was 89. Hatfield died Sunday in...
  • The Rev. David Wilkerson dies at 79; founder of Teen Challenge ministry

    The Rev. David Wilkerson dies at 79; founder of Teen Challenge ministry
    The Rev. David Wilkerson, an evangelical pastor who founded the Teen Challenge ministry and wrote the best-selling book "The Cross and the Switchblade," died Wednesday in a car accident in East Texas. He was 79. Wilkerson's car smashed head-on into a...