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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)

Over 350 Catholic School Teachers Call On San Francisco Archbishop To Drop Morality Clauses

More than 350 teachers in high schools administrated by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco signed a letter urging Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to drop proposed morality clauses from the teacher handbook.

03/03/2015

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)

Lawmakers Want Investigation Of San Francisco Catholic High Schools Over Teacher Morality Clauses

Two Bay Area lawmakers are seeking an investigation of working conditions at high schools administrated by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, over the archbishop’s proposed morality clauses for teachers.

02/23/2015

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Pope Francis Compares Transgender People To Nuclear Weapons In New Book

Pope Francis is making waves in the LGBT community again with his most recent comments comparing transgender people to nuclear weapons, saying both do not “recognize the order of creation.”

02/20/2015

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

SF Archbishop Answers Disapproving Letter From Lawmakers After Clarifying Sexual Morality For School Staff

The archbishop of San Francisco sent a letter to California lawmakers on Thursday asking them to respect his right to hire people who uphold Catholic teachings.

02/20/2015

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 School Students, Parents Stage Ash Wednesday Protest Over Morality Clauses In Teacher Contracts

On Ash Wednesday, one of the holiest days on the Catholic calendar, the students and parents are hoping Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will change his mind on the clauses, as the church heads into 40 days of Lenten reflection.

02/18/2015

Serra High School

Lawmakers Urge San Francisco Archbishop To Drop Morality Clauses In Teacher Contracts, Call Plan ‘Divisive’

State lawmakers representing the Bay Area are weighing in on the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco’s plans to add a morality clause to high school teacher contracts.

02/17/2015

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LGBT Catholics Embraced By San Jose Diocese In Light Of Pope Francis’ Progressive Stance On Gay Community

At St. Julie Billiart Catholic Church in San Jose, the sign says all are welcome. But sometimes that’s a tough sell for members of the LGBT community.

02/04/2015

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

Gay Sex, Adultery, Masturbation, Porn Are ‘Gravely Evil': SF Archbishop Clarifies Sexual Morality For School Staffs

Archbishop Cordileone said the changes do not contain anything essentially new, but are intended to clarify existing expectations for Catholic teachers.

02/04/2015

Two altar-boys light a candle. (Photo credit: JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Boys Only: SF Catholic Priest Says Girls Not Allowed To Serve At Altar In His Church

A priest at a San Francisco Catholic church has both his supporters and critics over his decision to only allow boys to serve at the altar leaving girls to serve in other ways he’s deemed as more appropriate.

01/27/2015

Star of the Sea Church Sign

Peeved Parishioners Leaving SF Catholic Church Over Ban On Girls As Altar Servers

A Bay Area church is now under fire over a controversial new policy saying only boys can be altar servers.

01/23/2015

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