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July 29, 1995 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When he was strung out on cocaine and heroin, Gregory Yalch would do just about anything to pay for his next high. So it won't be too much of a stretch when Yalch portrays a crack addict on stage tonight at the Santa Ana Bowl in "My Funky Nayba 'Hood," a play presented by Victory Outreach Santa Ana that draws on Christian rap, hip-hop music and break dancing to encourage people to abandon gangs and drugs.
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February 14, 1997 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some danced in the aisles, donning the backward baseball caps and baggy pants favored by many teens. Thousands listened to a chillingly honest message about sex, and others shouted "Amen" in a provocative workshop meant to root out racism. More than 10,000 Catholic high school students converged Thursday on the Anaheim Convention Center for Youth Day, the kickoff to the annual Religious Education Congress organized by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 1997 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some danced in the aisles, donning the backward baseball caps and baggy pants favored by many teens. Thousands listened to a chillingly honest message about sex, and others shouted "Amen" in a provocative workshop meant to root out racism. More than 10,000 Catholic high school students converged Thursday on the Anaheim Convention Center for Youth Day, the kickoff to the annual Religious Education Congress organized by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1995 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When he was strung out on cocaine and heroin, Gregory Yalch would do just about anything to pay for his next high. So it won't be too much of a stretch when Yalch portrays a crack addict on stage tonight at the Santa Ana Bowl in "My Funky Nayba 'Hood," a play presented by Victory Outreach Santa Ana that draws on Christian rap, hip-hop music and break dancing to encourage people to abandon gangs and drugs.
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February 4, 1992 | TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The parents of an 18-year-old man filed suit against the Anaheim-based Set Free Christian Fellowship Church on Monday, alleging that a Set Free official made their son perform sex acts in exchange for crack cocaine while undergoing drug rehabilitation at the church's Texas ranch. The civil suit, filed in Tarrant County Municipal Court in Coleyville, Tex.
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August 14, 1993 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They have flocked here to celebrate the spirit of Catholicism, but piety and reverence only go so far when you're young and away from home. More than 2,000 young people from the Diocese of Orange are here for World Youth Day and to glimpse Pope John Paul II. But many concede--some more boldly than others--that the much-heralded event is also sort of a big party.
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February 28, 1993
The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People honored individuals and organizations Saturday for their contributions to the black community. At an banquet in Santa Ana, the NCAAP presented African-American Citizens of Distinction awards to the following six individuals and two organizations for their work in such areas as education, religion, youth and social services: * The Rev. James Carrington, who has served as pastor of Friendship Baptist Church of Yorba Linda.
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June 3, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Islamic fundamentalists in the West Bank and Gaza Strip are gaining strength at the expense of the Palestine Liberation Organization as Palestinians despair of the course of the revolt against Israeli rule and the slow pace of diplomacy abroad. The strict Muslims preach no compromise on the question of sharing with Israel the land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, undercutting the current PLO line of a two-state solution to the conflict.
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September 6, 2004 | Rachel Zoll, Associated Press
Faiza worships five times a day, while Rhianna is as likely to believe in God as in the Easter Bunny. Kristin prays too, but to the God and the Goddess. This teenage religion debate can be found on the pages of a magazine better known for explaining how to match lipstick to blush -- not exploring the concept of a higher power.
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April 10, 1989 | SHERYL STOLBERG, Times Staff Writer
They came clutching bags of money. There were dozens of them, all parishioners at Holy Family Catholic Church in blue-collar east Wilmington. Gardeners and housekeepers and factory workers, they jammed the church hall after Mass, waiting in seemingly endless lines to put their earnings into a new financial institution: a church-run credit union. Some had never had a bank account. "They had this money sitting at home, under a mattress or something," said Lucia Moreno, whose own parents had always kept their money at home.
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August 14, 1993 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They have flocked here to celebrate the spirit of Catholicism, but piety and reverence only go so far when you're young and away from home. More than 2,000 young people from the Diocese of Orange are here for World Youth Day and to glimpse Pope John Paul II. But many concede--some more boldly than others--that the much-heralded event is also sort of a big party.
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February 4, 1992 | TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The parents of an 18-year-old man filed suit against the Anaheim-based Set Free Christian Fellowship Church on Monday, alleging that a Set Free official made their son perform sex acts in exchange for crack cocaine while undergoing drug rehabilitation at the church's Texas ranch. The civil suit, filed in Tarrant County Municipal Court in Coleyville, Tex.
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