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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 2002 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, trying to close a $4.3-million deficit, is laying off scores of workers and closing headquarters operations that handle antiabortion activities and outreach ministries to college students, people with disabilities and gays and lesbians, officials confirmed Wednesday. As recently as a month ago, church officials said they could close the deficit without layoffs. The cuts come two weeks after the opening of the $189-million Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 2010
Funeral services for producer Dino De Laurentiis will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles. His family requests that mourners wear red, his favorite color, a spokesman said. De Laurentiis, a fabled Hollywood figure who produced more than 160 films, including the Federico Fellini classic "La Strada" and the 1976 remake of "King Kong," died Wednesday at his Beverly Hills home. He was 91.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 2009
A private funeral for actress Farrah Fawcett will be held Tuesday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles. Church officials say the service is scheduled for 4 p.m. Fawcett, best known for her role in the TV series "Charlie's Angels," died Thursday of a rare cancer. She was 62.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 2010 | By Esmeralda Bermudez, Los Angeles Times
Two years ago, Andrea Soto's breathless voice was the faintest in the choir. She wore a wig to hide her scalp ? bare from months of chemotherapy ? and forced herself to smile and keep up with the lyrics. After all, this was a time to say thank you. For many Latino Catholics across Los Angeles, the second week of December is about paying tribute to the mother of God, La Virgen de Guadalupe . They set up altars with lights and roses in their homes, parade in colorful street processions and awake before sunrise each Dec. 12 to serenade the virgin at local churches.
NATIONAL
December 1, 2008 | TIMES WIRE REPORTS
African drums boomed and pipe organ music swelled as the Cathedral of St. John the Divine opened for worship after years of cleanup from a 2001 fire that struck the world's largest Gothic cathedral. The cathedral's 98-year-old Skinner organ was played for the first time since the Dec. 18, 2001, fire at the church that is the spiritual home of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and firefighters who had battled the blaze joined church officials and 3,800 parishioners at the rededication service.
SPORTS
November 9, 1986 | LARRY KENDRICK
Cathedral 18, St. Genevieve 17--Javier Lopez's two-point conversion run with 21 seconds left in the game capped a Cathedral rally in a Santa Fe League game at Cathedral. The Phantoms started their game-winning drive on the St. Genevieve 25 after a bad snap on a St. Genevieve punt. Lopez hit Daniel Lorenzo with a 20-yard pass, and then ran five yards for the touchdown. St. Genevieve (3-5, 1-4 in league) led 17-3 after three quarters.
NEWS
April 19, 1988 | Associated Press
The remains of Pope Celestine V, who resigned in 1294 after a five-month papacy, were stolen Sunday night from the cathedral in the city of L'Aquila, authorities said Monday.
NEWS
October 7, 1985 | Associated Press
A new assistant bishop for the nation's largest Episcopal diocese was ordained in a ceremony at a Roman Catholic cathedral attended by Catholic, Protestant and Greek Orthodox leaders. The Rev. David Elliot Johnson, 52, will become the 14th bishop of the diocese when the Rt. Rev. John B. Coburn retires next year. Johnson was installed Saturday before more than 2,500 people who packed the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.
NEWS
March 23, 1989 | From Times wire services
Queen Elizabeth II distributed purses of specially minted "Maundy" money today at a cathedral as part of a centuries-old Easter tradition. In a ceremony dating to the 12th Century, she gave out purses to 63 men and 63 women--one for each year of her life--who were chosen as community leaders in England's second largest city. A crowd of about 5,000 people watched as she gave out the purses, each containing 63 pence ($1.08), at St. Philip's Cathedral.
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