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Freitas Memorial Gymnasium at Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield, CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

5 Nuns From Marin Catholic High School Walk Out Of Class In Protest Of Gay Rights Group

The five nuns walked out last Friday to protest the sponsors of a program intended to protect gay and lesbian teens from bullying.

04/22/2015

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San Jose Priest Accused Of Pocketing Thousands From Parishioner Donations

A Catholic priest in San Jose has been charged with fraud and tax evasion for allegedly diverting thousands of dollars in donations from parishioners into his personal bank account during a three-year period.

04/21/2015

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (Archdiocese of SF)

Bay Area Catholics Rally Around Archbishop, Say He’s Unfairly Portrayed

The controversial head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco has some very public critics, but now he has some equally public defenders. A new group of San Francisco Catholics has formed to support Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

04/17/2015

Pope Francis, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)/SF Archdiocese)

Over 100 Local Catholic Leaders Sign Open Letter Urging Pope Francis To Oust San Francisco Archbishop Cordileone

More than 100 local leaders are calling on Pope Francis to replace San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in an open letter that will appear in Thursday’s San Francisco Chronicle.

04/15/2015

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Parents’ Message To San Francisco Archdiocese: Catholic School’s Leaders ‘Not A Good Fit’

Parents from a Catholic school in the city’s Richmond District are asking the San Francisco Archdiocese to show two controversial school leaders the door.

03/26/2015

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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.

03/25/2015

Pope Francis (R) leads a mass honouring the canonisation of two Canadian saints, having previously celebrated a mass for Saint Jose, in St. Peter's basilica at the Vatican on October 12, 2014. (VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

How Much Can Pope Francis Change The Catholic Church During His Papacy?

Pulitzer prize-winning historian and author, Garry Wills, on the dichotomy of the Catholic Church under the papacy of Pope Francis and his affect on social change within the church’s traditional constraints.

03/23/2015

A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store in San Francisco, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 SFPD Northern District Officers Trying To Handle Up To 700 Complaints A Month About Homeless

Last week St. Mary’s Cathedral came under fire for their sprinkler system that doused the homeless as a deterrent. Now

03/23/2015

Students and parents staged a protest over proposed morality clauses for Archdiocese of San Francisco teachers at Saint Mary's Cathedral on February 18, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Catholic Students Slam Morality Clauses In Latest Protest, Say Archbishop Is Out Of Step

Wearing black t-shirts with the hashtag #teachacceptance, students in high schools administrated by the Archdiocese of San Francisco once again voiced their displeasure Thursday night with Archbishop Salvatore Cordelione and his proposed morality clause.

03/12/2015

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COMMENTARY: How Lawmakers Are Trying to Control San Francisco’s Catholic Schools

The debate over Archbishop Cordileone’s enforcement of faculty morality guidelines calling contraception, gay sexual relations, and self pleasure “gravely evil” brings up a broader debate about how religious schools across America can stay true to their faith.

03/10/2015

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