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Wesley J.J. Stone died July 23 of complications from acute pancreatitis. He was 55. Born May 25, 1956, in Lewiston, Idaho, Stone grew up in Eagle Rock but lived in Burbank since 1987. He was active at Calvary Bible Church in Burbank, as well as the...
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Brigham Young University recently suspended its star basketball center, Brandon Davies, for violating the college's strict Honor Code. Davies admitted to officials that he'd had pre-marital sex with his girlfriend, an Arizona State University freshman....
Florence June Daniel Renoudet — a longtime employee of the Walt Disney Co. and Burbank resident — has died. She was 81. Born in Joliet, Ill., on March 23, 1929, Renoudet went on to become an accomplished singer and was a competitive and...
There were many reasonable answers to the question of church and homosexuality ("In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles," Oct. 28), but a few spoke of it as if it were an illness to be cured by prayer, rather than an immutable trait, such as eye color....
In the Aug. 7 editorial "Some traditions deserve to die," the Burbank Leader chided the California electorate for the passage of Proposition 8 in 2008. The editorial went on to castigate the public generally for moral and religious views that have been...
Across from me is Roberta Medford. We're sitting in front of an open window at her Montrose residence. "What is it about atheists that people just don't like?" I ask. "You would have to ask them that. I don't know!" Medford says with a good-natured...
Last week, the refuse collector for my neighborhood destroyed my trash can while dumping my trash. I called the Public Works Department to get another one. Simple problem, or so I thought. When the can arrived, I realized that it was a new design and...
On Friday, Catholics throughout the United States will begin observing two weeks known as the Fortnight for Freedom. For a second consecutive year, the U.S. Catholic Church has set aside this time leading up to Independence Day to draw attention to the...
MEXICO CITY -- She rose to the podium and cast her eyes skyward. The mayor of Monterrey then entrusted her Mexican city to God and Jesus Christ as the crowd around her cheered. “I open the doors of this city to God as the maximum authority,”...
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a...
Elected officials appealing to the Almighty before getting down to business likely predates the First Amendment's restriction on promoting a state religion, but such public prayer is getting a fresh look. The U.S. Supreme Court plans to take up a case...
firstname.lastname@example.orgOne thing has become clear following the controversy over prayer at this year’s high school graduation: people hear what they want to hear. Many in the Lincoln County community apparently want to believe their faith is under attack and that openly...
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