Texas’ conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton called the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a “lawless ruling” and said state workers can cite their religious objections in denying marriage licenses.
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.
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.
Pope Francis on Thursday issued a strong warning on climate change in his latest document, urging the world to deal with the problem now. The document, called an encyclical, has received early praise among Catholics in the Bay Area.
Police were searching for a suspect after a gunman opened fire Wednesday night at a church in downtown Charleston. Nine people died in the shooting, authorities say.
Standing nearly four stories tall and almost ninety years old, one of the Grace Cathedral’s largest stained glass windows is in serious trouble.
Three people have been charged for an alleged embezzlement scheme involving at a San Jose church that went on for years.
On Tuesday, Usaama Rahim was fatally shot by authorities near Boston. Sources told CBS News that officials has been tracking Rahim for the past 2-3 weeks.
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.
Pope Francis warned the rich and powerful on Tuesday that God will judge them on whether they fed the poor and cared for the Earth, his latest exhortation on the environment ahead of his eagerly-awaited encyclical on climate change and its effects on the world’s most vulnerable.