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Richmond Driver Veers Off Road, Lands Onto Church Playground Slide

A woman drove her car onto the slide of a playground in Richmond on Saturday, police said.

04/20/2015

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (Archdiocese of SF)

Bay Area Catholics Rally Around Archbishop, Say He’s Unfairly Portrayed

The controversial head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco has some very public critics, but now he has some equally public defenders. A new group of San Francisco Catholics has formed to support Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

04/17/2015

Pope Francis, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)/SF Archdiocese)

Over 100 Local Catholic Leaders Sign Open Letter Urging Pope Francis To Oust San Francisco Archbishop Cordileone

More than 100 local leaders are calling on Pope Francis to replace San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in an open letter that will appear in Thursday’s San Francisco Chronicle.

04/15/2015

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Court Cuts Damages To $2.8M For Woman Molested By Fremont Jehovah’s Witnesses Member

A state appeals court in San Francisco Monday upheld a $2.8 million compensatory damage award for a woman who was molested as a child by an adult member of the North Fremont Jehovah’s Witnesses Congregation.

04/14/2015

Cars illegally parked on the median along Dolores Ave. in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Parking Officials Turn Blind Eye To Double-Parking Churchgoers, Dolores Park Visitors

San Francisco parking officials are turning a blind eye to worshipers and Dolores Park visitors double parking at medians on several streets on Sundays.

03/23/2015

Pope Francis (R) leads a mass honouring the canonisation of two Canadian saints, having previously celebrated a mass for Saint Jose, in St. Peter's basilica at the Vatican on October 12, 2014. (VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

How Much Can Pope Francis Change The Catholic Church During His Papacy?

Pulitzer prize-winning historian and author, Garry Wills, on the dichotomy of the Catholic Church under the papacy of Pope Francis and his affect on social change within the church’s traditional constraints.

03/23/2015

A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store in San Francisco, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 SFPD Northern District Officers Trying To Handle Up To 700 Complaints A Month About Homeless

Last week St. Mary’s Cathedral came under fire for their sprinkler system that doused the homeless as a deterrent. Now

03/23/2015

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SF’s Largest Evangelical Church No Longer Requires LGBT Members To Practice Celibacy

Lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people who have flocked to City Church of San Francisco are no longer required to practice life-long celibacy in order to become members.

03/18/2015

Ethel Jean Hayes was arrested Sunday and booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on suspicion of two counts of burglary. (Palo Alto Police)

70-Year-Old Woman Arrested In Peninsula Church, School Burglaries

A 70-year-old San Francisco woman is a suspect in a pair of burglaries at a church in Palo Alto and the theft of property from a school in Los Altos, Palo Alto police said Wednesday.

03/18/2015

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 Students Slam Morality Clauses In Latest Protest, Say Archbishop Is Out Of Step

Wearing black t-shirts with the hashtag #teachacceptance, students in high schools administrated by the Archdiocese of San Francisco once again voiced their displeasure Thursday night with Archbishop Salvatore Cordelione and his proposed morality clause.

03/12/2015

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