The San Diego city attorney’s office says the Roman Catholic archbishop-designate of San Francisco has been charged with two misdemeanors stemming from his arrest for allegedly driving under the influence.
The recently-appointed archbishop of the San Francisco archdiocese was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of drunk driving.
The judge overseeing the trial of a man accused of beating a Los Gatos priest Jerold Lindner sent the jury delayed testimony in the case because of legal questions over whether the cleric may have perjured himself on the witness stand.
A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
Prosecutors concede the man on trial in the beating of an aging priest was sexually abused by the Jesuit, but told a jury that still did not give William Lynch the right to take the law into in his own hands.
Parishioners at a Catholic church in Union City were disturbed to find their church vandalized with satanic symbols on Ash Wednesday.
Archbishop George Niederauer is joining the campaign to overturn a new federal rule that requires religious hospitals, schools and charities to cover the cost of birth control for their employees.
A major Catholic hospital chain has severed its official ties with the Roman Catholic Church as it seeks to maintain an unusual business model that includes both Catholic and non-Catholic hospitals.
A former lay employee of a Roman Catholic convent in Los Gatos has been indicted in federal court in San Jose on charges that she embezzled $100,000 from the organization.
A priest in the Sacramento Roman Catholic diocese has been arrested on accusations that he molested a child, Bishop Jaime Soto announced Thursday.