Category Archives: Religion

Archdiocese names Hollywood native auxiliary bishop

LOS ANGELES — Pope Francis has named a Hollywood-born former dentist as auxiliary bishop in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the nation’s largest. The pope named Msgr. Marc V. Trudeau, and the appointment was announced in Washington, D.C., by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, according to the Los Angeles…

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South Carolina pastor jailed over noisy services

A South Carolina pastor has been sentenced to two weeks in jail after losing a long-running dispute between his church and neighbors who have complained about the noise coming from the house of worship, The Root reported. Pastor Johnnie Clark of the Rehoboth United Assemblies Church was sentenced after a Richland County jury found him guilty of…

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St. George Greek Orthodox Church to conclude Easter observance Sunday

DOWNEY —St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 10830 Downey Ave., will conclude a week of Easter services this Sunday. Easter is celebrated later than other religions as the Eastern Orthodox church uses the Julian calendar while most western churches use the Gregorian calendar, thus the observance falls on different dates each year, explains Father John Constantine, pastor of…

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