San Francisco Catholic Schoolteachers Ratify Contract With Archdiocese By Narrow MarginMembers of a Bay Area Catholic schoolteachers’ union ratified a new contract Wednesday with the Archdiocese of San Francisco, church officials said.
After SF Cathedral Skewered For Dousing Homeless With Water, Pope Launches Homeless Tours Of Sistine Chapel Just a week after San Francisco Catholic leaders were forced to issue an apology for installing sprinklers to douse the homeless sleeping in St. Mary's Cathedral doorsteps, Pope Francis has gone the other direction, inviting the homeless to tour the Sistine Chapel.
Gov. Brown Won’t Comment On San Francisco Cathedral Controversy, Worries About Decades-Long Homeless ProblemGov. Jerry Brown says it is not his place to chastise the Archdiocese of San Francisco for pouring water on homeless people at St. Mary's Cathedral, which KCBS first reported Wednesday. Brown is expressing concern about how intractable the city's homeless problem is.
UPDATE: SF Archdiocese Apologizes For Water System To Repel Homeless At Saint Mary’s CathedralSaint Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco will dismantle a system that pours water on entrance areas of the church frequented by homeless after receiving a formal notice of violation from the city.
San Francisco Saint Mary’s Cathedral Drenches Homeless With Water To Keep Them AwayKCBS has learned that Saint Mary's Cathedral, the principal church of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, has installed a watering system to keep the homeless from sleeping in the cathedral’s doorways.
San Francisco Archdiocese Removes Priest From Service Over Allegations Of Past Sex AbuseThe San Francisco Archdiocese has removed a priest from ministering in the city after he was removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Thousands Join Petition Asking SF Archbishop Not To Attend Traditional Marriage RallyBay Area church and community leaders were delivering thousands petition signatures to San Francisco’s Catholic archbishop Tuesday, demanding that he skip an event celebrating traditional marriage.
Mayor Lee Asks SF’s Archbishop To Refrain From Speaking At National March For Traditional Marriage San Francisco's Roman Catholic Archbishop is one of the headline speakers at a national march for traditional marriage next week in Washington, but local politicians are asking him not to go.
Bow Tie-Wearing Classmates Support SF Catholic Schoolgirl After Tuxedo Photo Pulled From YearbookStudents at a San Francisco Catholic school showed up to class Friday wearing bowties and ties in solidarity with a senior who had her yearbook photo pulled because she was wearing a tuxedo.
SF Archbishop Compares Gay Marriage To Male BreastfeedingSan Francisco’s new archbishop Salvatore Cordileone told an English Catholic newspaper that legalizing same-sex marriage was akin to legalizing male-breastfeeding.
Pro Gay Marriage Bishop Says He Was Snubbed At SF Archbishop InstallationThe Episcopal bishop for the Bay Area, who’s a strong gay marriage supporter, says he was snubbed when he showed up for San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone’s formal installation ceremony.
Protesters March Outside Installation Of New San Francisco Archbishop The installation of the new Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco Thurday will come amid protests about his role in California’s Proposition 8 campaign in 2008.