Rev. Eric Freed, St. Bernard's Church, Eureka (

Priest Found Dead In His Church, Murder Suspected

A Eureka priest who failed to show up to morning mass was found dead inside his own church on New Year’s Day.


A courtroom sketch of Rev. Jerold Lindner in the trial of William Lynch. (Vicki Behringer/CBS)

Santa Clara DA Won’t Seek Perjury Charges Against Priest

Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Wednesday they will not seek perjury charges against Fr. Jerold Lindner, a Jesuit priest who allegedly lied under oath at the trial of a man accused of attacking Lindner for molesting him more than 30 years ago.



Priest Pleads Not Guilty To Lewd Conduct In Marin County Park

A Marin County priest has pleaded not guilty to exposing himself to an investigator during an undercover sting at China Camp State Park.


Will Lynch booking photo. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

No Retrial In South Bay Priest Beating

Santa Clara County prosecutors Friday officially announced their decision not to re-file misdemeanor charges against William Lynch for beating Fr. Jerold Lindner, who Lynch claims molested him more than three decades ago.


Will Lynch seen outside the courtroom following a previous day's hearing. (CBS)

Attorney In Los Gatos Priest-Beating Case Files For Mistrial

Attorneys for William Lynch said prosecutors knowingly allowed a witness to perjure himself during the trial.


Fr. Uriel Ojeda

NorCal Priest Arrested In Child Molestation Case

A priest in the Sacramento Roman Catholic diocese has been arrested on accusations that he molested a child, Bishop Jaime Soto announced Thursday.



Former NorCal Priest Extradited To Ireland On Molestation Charges

Former Roman Catholic priest Patrick Joseph McCabe was extradited to Ireland Sunday night to face charges of assaulting six young boys in the Dublin area between 1973 and 1981.

CBS San Francisco–06/06/2011

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Cinemadness: At The Movies This Weekend

This week, we have Priests and Bridesmaids…but it’s not a wedding! Can’t figure out what movie to watch this weekend? We got the latest reviews, previews and local showtimes!

CBS San Francisco–05/13/2011


Ex-NorCal Priest Sent To Ireland To Face Sex Abuse Charges

A federal judge has ordered a former priest to return to his native Ireland to face charges that he sexually abused young boys in the 1970s and early 1980s.

CBS San Francisco–02/22/2011

Will Lynch booking photo. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Trial Ordered In Los Gatos Assault On Priest Accused Of Molestation

A San Francisco man was ordered Thursday to stand trial for allegedly beating up a Catholic priest he claims molested him more than 35 years ago.

CBS San Francisco–02/10/2011