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The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles reports that several of its clergy were among 35 people arrested during action to support immigrants. The LA Times describes the incident this way: Police arrested 35 demonstrators Thursday in downtown Los Angeles during a protest over recent actions by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, officials said…(Read More)

Mary Frances Schjonberg of Episcopal News Service reports in detail about the third day of the ecclesiastical disciplinary hearing for Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno. Church Attorney Raymond “Jerry” Coughlan, appointed to represent the Episcopal Church, and Diocese of Los Angeles Chancellor Richard Zevnik did not make oral closing statements. They will…(Read More)

At its Convention last weekend, the Diocese of Los Angeles elected to become a “sanctuary diocese” for undocumented immigrants to the United States. In the explanation to the resolution, the Rev. Francisco J. Garcia, Rector of Holy Faith in Inglewood writes, For many years, immigrant families have suffered on the margins of our society. They…(Read More)