Teachers at Catholic schools in the East Bay were recently asked to sign a morality pledge covering their lives beyond the school walls as part of their next contract. As a result, it now looks like at least one member of the staff at Bishop O’Dowd High School won’t be returning next year.
A Roman Catholic priest in Northern California has been arrested for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a teenage girl he befriended while working at a Davis church.
Catholic School Teachers At Diocese Of Oakland Required To Sign Morality Pledge Covering Personal Life
A spokesman for the Diocese of Oakland told the San Francisco Chronicle teachers are being required to sign a new contract by Friday that says they conform to church teachings outside the workplace.
Pope Francis declared Popes John XXIII and John Paul II saints before some 800,000 people on Sunday in an unprecedented ceremony made even more historic by the presence of emeritus Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter’s Square.
More than a quarter century after making his lone trip the Bay Area, Pope John Paul remains an influential figure as he sits on the verge of sainthood.
The California Conference of Catholic Bishops asked people of all faiths to join in prayers for rain as reservoirs in the state dipped to historic lows after one of the driest calendar years on record.
A memorial service was held Friday at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco for the five women who died in last week’s limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge.
Pope Francis Friday appointed the Rev. Michael Barber to be the next bishop of the Diocese of Oakland.
Saint Mary’s College of California introduced its new president, Dr. James Donahue, in a special ceremony on Tuesday. He is the first lay person to serve in that position in the college’s 150-year history.
Leaders of SNAP, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, question why Cardinal Roger Mahoney is still being allowed to select a new pope.