St. Mary’s Cathedral

Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bay Area Catholics Welcome New Pope Who Shares San Francisco’s Namesake

Bay Area Catholics reacted with surprise, joy and cheers on Wednesday at news that Argentine cardinal Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio had become the first pope from the Americas.

03/13/2013

The scene of a fatal fire near San Francisco's St. Mary's Cathedral, July 25, 2012.(CBS)

Fatal Fire Near San Francisco Cathedral Believed To Be Accidental

A fatal fire at an apartment building in San Francisco last week apparently started in a kitchen and is believed to have been accidental, a fire department spokeswoman said Monday.

07/30/2012

The scene of a fatal fire near San Francisco's St. Mary's Cathedral, July 25, 2012.(CBS)

1 Killed, 2 Hurt In Fire Near St. Mary’s Cathedral In San Francisco

Firefighters were at the scene of a two-alarm fire near St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco.

07/25/2012

The copper bell stolen from St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco (BCN)

Stolen SF Cathedral Bell Recovered Near Oakland Scrap Yard

Police have told the Archdiocese of San Francisco that they had found a 5,300 pound, historic bell that had been stolen last Sunday from the grounds of St. Mary’s Cathedral.

10/26/2011

The copper bell stolen from St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco (BCN)

Historic Copper Bell Stolen From San Francisco Cathedral

A landmark bell was reported stolen from the garden at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco on Sunday morning.

10/24/2011

SF firefighter funeral

Funeral For Fallen Firefighters Draws Thousands To San Francisco

Thousands gathered Friday afternoon in San Francisco where a funeral honored two firefighters who died fighting a blaze in the city’s Diamond Heights neighborhood last week.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011

An injured firefighter is pulled from the damaged home on Berkeley Way. (Susan Bertson)

Funeral Services Planned For Fallen San Francisco Firefighters

Funeral services will be held in San Francisco on Friday for two firefighters who died in the line of duty fighting a Diamond Heights house fire on Thursday, according to the fire department.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/05/2011

Many Catholics showed up at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco on Sunday to mark the beatification of Pope John Paul II.

San Franciscans Celebrate Historic Day For Pope John Paul II

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Many Catholics showed up at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco on Sunday to mark the beatification of Pope John Paul II. Natives of more than 20 nations gathered outside the […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/01/2011

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