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How a Cranky 77-Year-Old Communist from Nicaragua Saved L.A.’s Most Unconventional Church

Ligia Gonzalez has become a patron saint of sorts at First Unitarian Universalist Church in Koreatown
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Where to Get Food To-Go for Passover During the Pandemic

Several L.A. restaurants are serving up Seder meals to-go
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How Beverly Hills Police Tracked a Suspected Synagogue Vandal All the Way to Hawaii

Just days after Nessah Synagogue was trashed, a 24-year-old Pennsylvania man was taken into custody in Kona
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An Outdoor Church in Skid Row Was Already Close to Broke—Then Someone Stole All of Its Equipment

A devastating theft wound up being a blessing in disguise for the Row Church Without Walls
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After Decades on York, This Printer of Religious Tracts Is Shutting Down the Press

It's the end of an era of preaching damnation and salvation for the Free Tract Society
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Crystals Might Be Good for Your Aura. But Buying Them Could Be Bad Karma

From human rights abuses to environmental destruction, crystal mining harms more than it heals
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4 Women Claim the Church of Scientology Came After Them for Reporting Their Rapes

Actor and church member Danny Masterson is at the center of a new lawsuit
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A Former Scientologist Says the Cruise Kids Were Trained to Hate Nicole Kidman

Sam Domingo lays out some bombshell claims in a new interview
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Noah Levine Blames the #MeToo Movement for the Demise of His Punk Rock Buddhism Empire

The disgraced Buddhist teacher considers himself a "rogue outlaw dharma rebel." Some of his former students have a different assessment