Church

'Everest' Vacation Bible School Program e-Brochure (Courtesy Group)

1 Million Vacation Bible Schoolers In ‘Everest’-Themed Church Program Sold Before Deadly Earthquake

Call it the Hand of Providence or an awkward coincidence, but this summer more than 1 million children are attending a Mount Everest-themed Vacation Bible School program produced and sold months before the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Nepal, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring over 23,000.

06/25/2015

Pope Francis speaks during his general audience at St Peter's square on May 13, 2015 at the Vatican. (VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Saint Mary’s College President: Pope Francis Connects Poverty, Ecology In Climate Change Manifesto

Dr. James Donohue, president of St. Mary’s College in Moraga, takes a closer look at Pope Francis’ encyclical where he calls for action on climate change and the environment.

06/22/2015

A woman cries as she leaves flowers at the scene of a balcony collapse at an apartment building near UC Berkeley on June 16, 2015 in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hundreds Mourn Irish Students Killed In Berkeley Balcony Collapse At Oakland Church

About 300 people, including some of their fellow Irish students, attended a somber Catholic Mass at Oakland’s cathedral for the six Irish students killed in a Berkeley balcony collapse.

06/17/2015

Homeless sleep at St. Boniface in San Francisco (CBS)

Snoring, Sermons Mix At SF Catholic Church That Has Become Safe Haven For Homeless

Almost three months ago, KCBS revealed that Saint Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco was drenching the homeless at night to keep them from sleeping in the church alcoves. The Bishop in charge apologized, and the Archdiocese removed the illegally installed plumbing system, under orders from the City.

06/05/2015

Teachers rejecting so-called "morality clauses" protested in front of the Chancery office of the Archdiocese of San Francisco on May 20, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Catholic School Teachers Protest Revised Morality Clauses Offered By Archbishop

Teachers from four high schools operated by the archdiocese rallied Wednesday afternoon in front of the chancery office, calling for a rejection of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s latest revision of the teacher handbook.

05/20/2015

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Less Than Half Of U.S. Now Protestant As Number Of ‘Unaffiliated’ Soars

The number of Americans who don’t affiliate with a particular religion has grown to 56 million in recent years, making the faith group researchers call “nones” the second-largest in total numbers behind evangelicals, according to a Pew Research Center study released Tuesday.

05/12/2015

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Priest Robbed While Reading On His iPad Outside San Francisco Church

A priest had to fend off a robber trying to steal his iPad while he read outside a church in San Francisco.

05/06/2015

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San Francisco Bay Area Least ‘Church Going’ Metro In America

Maybe it’s the abundance of amazing Sunday restaurant brunches, or the fact that people just can’t find a parking spot, but the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose region is the least church going population in America, and also the most likely to have been to church and then decided not to go back.

04/28/2015

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone addresses attendees at the March For Marriage rally against same-sex unions, July 19, 2014. (CNN Newsource)

San Francisco Archbishop Won’t Attend Rally Against Same-Sex Marriage, Made Appearance Last Year

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said he will not attend a march in Washington, DC rallying same-sex marriage opponents, days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears a crucial case.

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

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