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Turlock religious leader: Homophobia in any space, including church, is sacrilegious | Opinion

in Community/News

Civilization has always depended on the belief or agreement of a majority of three fictional creations: money, politics and religion. Wars happen when those in power lose control of one or more of the fictional creations that serve to allow the manipulation of the rest of us.

We are now in a situation where two or three of the fictions are in conflict on a world-wide level. The U.S. and Israel may not survive unless we start to adjust to new situations instead of implementing our will by means of force.

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Three Southern California churches sue Gov. Newsom over coronavirus orders

in Around California

Three Southern California churches that want to keep their doors open during the coronavirus outbreak sued Gov. Gavin Newsom and other officials Monday, arguing that social distancing orders violate the 1st Amendment right to freedom of religion and assembly.

The suit, filed in the federal court for the Central District of California, also names state Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra and officials of San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

The suit seeks to block Newsom’s month-old stay-at-home order and two county orders designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 by having people mostly stay at home, closing businesses except for those deemed essential and barring group gatherings. The orders don’t list houses of worship among the critical infrastructure where face-to-face contact is permitted.

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LIST: NorCal religious services move online amidst coronavirus outbreak

in Around California/People

Many Northern California residents are being asked to stay home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

As a result, centers, churches, mosques, synagogues and temples across the region are taking their services online.

Below is a listing of some of the houses of worship offering online services.

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The more Americans know about evangelicals, the less they like them: study

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Americans with a high level of religious knowledge have a warmer view of Jews, Catholics, mainline Protestants and Buddhists than they have of evangelical Christians and are least warm to Muslims and atheists, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.

The findings of the What Americans Know About Religion study came from a survey that asked nearly 11,000 U.S. adults questions on a variety of religious topics.

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