AG Sessions Issues Directive Undercutting LGBT ProtectionsUnder the new policy, a claim of a violation of religious freedom would be enough to override concerns for the civil rights of LGBT people and anti-discrimination protections for women and others.
San Jose Priest Imprisoned For Stealing $1.4 Million In DonationsHien Minh Nguyen, 57, who once ran the Vietnamese Catholic Center for the Diocese of San Jose, was found guilty of 14 counts of bank fraud.
Pope Francis Urges Trump To Rethink DACA DecisionPope Francis is urging President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.
San Jose Faith Groups To Help DACA Recipients Renew Work PermitsA collaborative of Catholic charities, a grassroots organization and other multi-faith community leaders are coming together to provide DACA recipients an opportunity to renew their work permits.
Facebook Blames Glitch For Shutdown Of Catholic PagesFacebook is blaming a technical glitch for knocking several Catholic-focused Facebook pages with millions of followers offline for more than a day.
Woman Gets Probation For Leaving Bacon At Davis MosqueA woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for breaking windows and leaving bacon at a mosque in Davis.
Berkeley Church Rises From Ashes Of Devastating FireMusic echoing through the sanctuary of a Berkeley church Sunday marked the congregation’s recovery from a devastating fire.
2 Convicted In Hate Crime Attack On Sikh Man In RichmondTwo men were each sentenced to three years prison terms for assaulting a Sikh man in the East Bay and admitting to hate crimes.
Bay Area Coptic Christians Pray For Peace Following Terrorist Attack In EgyptA Bay Area congregation prayed for peace after a deadly bombing attack killed scores of Coptic Christian worshippers in Egypt.
Planned ICE Deportation Of Napa Man Spurs Saturday Protest In RichmondA group of activists and faith leaders will gather Saturday in Richmond to protest the planned deportation of Oswaldo Martinez by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Jewish Centers Cope With New Bomb Threats After Graves VandalizedJewish centers and schools across the nation coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia began raising money to repair and restore hundreds of vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery.
Woman Facing Hate Crime Charges In Attack On Davis MosqueA 30-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of vandalizing a mosque in Davis last month, an incident that authorities investigated as a hate crime.