The Diocese of Sacramento has canceled the appearance of Robert Spencer, a controversial writer about the threat of Islam, at St. Stephen the First Martyr Parish — but Spencer is still scheduled to speak at the conference being put on by the Napa-based Kolbe Academy Home School.

The Northern California Catholic Family Home School Conference, taking place July 26 and July 27, has been moved to a new location, said Mary Rowles, director of the Kolbe Academy Home School program.

The conference will still take place in Sacramento but not on church property, Rowles said. She declined to provide more details.

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