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Transient Allegedly Punched Priest At Burlingame Church

A transient suspected of assaulting a priest at a church in Burlingame was arrested on Wednesday morning, a police sergeant said.

06/12/2014

Rev. Salvatore Cordileone

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.

06/11/2014

Businessman Warren Buffett

Auction For Lunch With Billionaire Buffett To Benefit San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church

An auction for a lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett that benefits a San Francisco church kicked off its 15th year Sunday night.

06/01/2014

Lewis G. Clinton Jr.

AC Transit’s CFO Pleads Not Guilty To Felonies In Alleged Theft From Oakland Churches

AC Transit’s chief financial officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking more than $500,000 from one of Oakland’s largest and most prominent churches.

05/21/2014

A Christian holding a crucifix praying beads (Saif Dahlah/AFP/Getty Images)

Bishop O’Dowd High School Teacher Among 3 Let Go Over Morality Contract

Instead of signing the morality contract enacted by the Diocese of Oakland, Bishop O’Dowd teacher Kathleen Purcell crossed out portions of it, and will be let go after graduation this year.

05/21/2014

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San Jose Church Goes Up In Flames

A converted home at a church went up in flames Friday morning in San Jose and firefighters were able to extinguish it before it spread to nearby houses, a fire captain said.

03/21/2014

Fred Phelps (Wikimedia Commons)

Fred Phelps, Scourge Of LGBT Community Dead At 84

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.

03/20/2014

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California Methodists Move To Allow Gay Weddings In Opposition To Church Doctrine

A document being called the “Declaration of Inclusion” has begun circulating among the governing bodies of several Bay Area churches, and as of February 18th, 30 churches had declared their intent to allow the unions; about half of those in the Bay Area.

02/20/2014

Pastor John Hyobin, aka Hyo Bin Im

San Ramon Church Pastor Accused Of Hiding Runaways, Sex With Teen

A San Ramon youth pastor has been arrested after allegedly hiding two 17-year-old runaways at his home and having a sexual relationship with one of them, police said Thursday.

02/06/2014

Exterior view of the National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi on the 600 block of Vallejo St. In San Francisco. (National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi)

Ex-Employee Claims Forced Sex Acts At SF Church In Lawsuit Against Archdiocese

A former administrative assistant at the National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi in San Francisco’s North Beach is suing the Archdiocese over a culture of sexual retribution at the church that included forced sex acts on church grounds and spankings with a wooden paddle.

01/31/2014

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