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November 12, 1994 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A North Hollywood pastor anduniversity professor who advocates opening the ministry to gays and lesbians will become the Los Angeles-based bishop next year of a Lutheran denomination that recently rejected such a proposal after bitter controversy. So, who can blame the Rev. Paul Egertson for describing himself as "surprised" when he was elected bishop of 152 congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1994 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A North Hollywood pastor anduniversity professor who advocates opening the ministry to gays and lesbians will become the Los Angeles-based bishop next year of a Lutheran denomination that recently rejected such a proposal after bitter controversy. So, who can blame the Rev. Paul Egertson for describing himself as "surprised" when he was elected bishop of 152 congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
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June 25, 1994 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lutheran Bishop J. Roger Anderson of Los Angeles, who has overseen more than 150 churches in a five-county synod since 1988, has announced his resignation to become pastor of a church in an Arizona retirement community. Anderson, 58, who lives in Thousand Oaks, was the first Los Angeles-based bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, the nation's largest Lutheran body formed from the merger of three denominations in 1987.
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June 25, 1994 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lutheran Bishop J. Roger Anderson of Los Angeles, who has overseen more than 150 churches in a five-county synod since 1988, has announced his resignation to become pastor of a church in an Arizona retirement community. Anderson, 58, who lives in Thousand Oaks, was the first Los Angeles-based bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, the nation's largest Lutheran body formed from the merger of three denominations in 1987.
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July 26, 1995
The scene on Rosecrans Avenue in Compton could have given the term "holy war" new meaning. There was Father Clif, parish priest for the Roman Catholic Our Lady of Victory Church, leading about 15 parishioners in a demonstration against another church, Iglesia San Marcos. According to Clif, Iglesia San Marcos Pastor Carlos Garcia is passing himself off as a Catholic priest and selling sacred rituals to Spanish-speaking immigrants.
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