Rigo Lopez, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes leader for Bay Area schools, applauded the ruling in a statement.
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The California Catholic Conference opposed the bill.
Today, St. Michael’s Abbey has 70 men living in it, half of whom are priests and the other half who are seminarians.
COMMENTARY: In California, even the care of young people with disabilities takes second place to secularist dogma.
By being denied access to funding available to nonreligious families, these families claim they are being kept from fulfilling their religious obligation to educate their children in the Jewish tradition. Becket law group has appealed on behalf of the Jewish families and schools.
Following the vote, Gov. Gavin Newsom told reporters that he was working to attempt to revive the legislation and see it passed by the state Legislature.
While these two state governors both occupy prominent places in the current U.S. political landscape — and they both have Catholic backgrounds — their competing policy agendas are starkly divergent.
NEWS ANALYSIS: An increasing number of Californians believe that their faith-based values and institutions have been marginalized in a state that preaches tolerance but operates under a double standard.
The Santa Rosa Diocese has about 200,000 Catholics out of a population of close to 1 million. More than two dozen U.S. dioceses, including two in U.S. overseas territories, have entered into bankruptcy proceedings, the vast majority in the past decade.
COMMENTARY: Case in point: A California school district removes recognition of Fellowship of Christian Athletes student group due to its statement on marriage.