5 Arrested In Vandalism, Toppling Of Junipero Serra Statue At San Rafael ChurchFive people have been arrested following a protest in San Rafael which resulted in the vandalism and toppling of a Junipero Serra statue at a San Rafael church.
Bay Area Catholic Bishops Lift Mass Obligations For Seniors, Tell Ill Parishioners To Stay HomeCatholic Church officials in the Bay Area have urged the faithful to stay home if they are ill amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Archdiocese Of San Francisco To Close 90 Bay Area Catholic Schools Over Coronavirus ConcernsThe Archdiocese of San Francisco Tuesday afternoon announced plans to close all 90 Catholic schools in the region starting Thursday, cancelling classes and all student activity through March 25.
San Francisco Teachers' Union Treasurer Accused Of Stealing $31,000 From OrganizationA former teachers' union treasurer pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco Thursday to charges of stealing $31,611 from the union.
New Report Lists 263 Bay Area Priests Accused Of Sexual AbuseA law firm suing California bishops for the records of priests accused of sexual abuse released its own report Tuesday listing more than 200 clergy in the San Francisco Bay Area it says are accused of misconduct.
San Francisco Catholic Schoolteachers Ratify Contract With Archdiocese By Narrow MarginMembers of a Bay Area Catholic schoolteachers’ union ratified a new contract Wednesday with the Archdiocese of San Francisco, church officials said.
After SF Cathedral Skewered For Dousing Homeless With Water, Pope Launches Homeless Tours Of Sistine Chapel Just a week after San Francisco Catholic leaders were forced to issue an apology for installing sprinklers to douse the homeless sleeping in St. Mary's Cathedral doorsteps, Pope Francis has gone the other direction, inviting the homeless to tour the Sistine Chapel.
Gov. Brown Won’t Comment On San Francisco Cathedral Controversy, Worries About Decades-Long Homeless ProblemGov. Jerry Brown says it is not his place to chastise the Archdiocese of San Francisco for pouring water on homeless people at St. Mary's Cathedral, which KCBS first reported Wednesday. Brown is expressing concern about how intractable the city's homeless problem is.
UPDATE: SF Archdiocese Apologizes For Water System To Repel Homeless At Saint Mary’s CathedralSaint Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco will dismantle a system that pours water on entrance areas of the church frequented by homeless after receiving a formal notice of violation from the city.
Saint Mary’s Cathedral Drenches Homeless With WaterKCBS has learned that Saint Mary's Cathedral, the principal church of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, has installed a watering system to keep the homeless from sleeping in the cathedral’s doorways.
San Francisco Archdiocese Removes Priest From Service Over Allegations Of Past Sex AbuseThe San Francisco Archdiocese has removed a priest from ministering in the city after he was removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Thousands Join Petition Asking SF Archbishop Not To Attend Traditional Marriage RallyBay Area church and community leaders were delivering thousands petition signatures to San Francisco’s Catholic archbishop Tuesday, demanding that he skip an event celebrating traditional marriage.
Mayor Lee Asks SF’s Archbishop To Refrain From Speaking At National March For Traditional Marriage San Francisco's Roman Catholic Archbishop is one of the headline speakers at a national march for traditional marriage next week in Washington, but local politicians are asking him not to go.
Bow Tie-Wearing Classmates Support SF Catholic Schoolgirl After Tuxedo Photo Pulled From YearbookStudents at a San Francisco Catholic school showed up to class Friday wearing bowties and ties in solidarity with a senior who had her yearbook photo pulled because she was wearing a tuxedo.
SF Archbishop Compares Gay Marriage To Male BreastfeedingSan Francisco’s new archbishop Salvatore Cordileone told an English Catholic newspaper that legalizing same-sex marriage was akin to legalizing male-breastfeeding.