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Will a Pair of Beloved Jewish Summer Camps Rise from the Ashes of the Woolsey Fire?

Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp have a temporary home but the fate of their former site in Malibu remains unclear
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What Do We Know About Kanye West’s “Church” Services?

The controversial rapper praises Jesus with his Sunday Services
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L.A. Muslims Welcome Mourners of All Faiths in the Wake of the New Zealand Mosque Massacre

“We are concerned about making sure that people know that we're there for them and that we stand against hate.”
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A Christian Film Fest in Bakersfield Is Churning Out the Next Gen of Faithful Filmmakers

Christian film is big biz in Hollywood—and these Central Valley kids are getting an early start
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Scientologist Joy Villa Turned the Grammys Into Another MAGA Fashion Show

The Scientologist and singer (we think?) is making people talk about her again
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Is Scientology Losing Its Celebrity Cachet?

A defector tells the New York Post the church is looking abroad for star power
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How the Women Who Brought Día de Los Muertos to L.A. Carry on the Tradition

How to create an altar–and why it matters–from Ofelia Esparza and Consuelo Flores
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This Local Church Is a Landmark of the Chicano Rights Movement

Church of the Epiphany is competing for a grant that would preserve the historic building

A Brief History of L.A.’s Most Notorious New Religions and Cults

From turn-of-the-century sun worshippers to a WeHo cult with a "god king"