San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone At Odds Over Biden Receiving CommunionThey share Roman Catholicism as a faith and California as their home base. Yet there’s a deep gulf between Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco and Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego in the high-stakes debate over whether politicians who support abortion rights should be denied Communion.
COVID Restrictions: San Jose Church Leaders Warn Congregants To Celebrate Our Lady Of Guadalupe At HomeChurch leaders in Santa Clara County on Friday passed a message along to South Bay congregations, asking them to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe Day at home.
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.
Reopenings: San Francisco Archbishop To Continue Battle With State Over Indoor Worship Limits; 'God Bless Mayor Breed'While saying he was finally at peace with San Francisco Mayor London Breed, outspoken Catholic Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone pledged Thursday to continue his battle with state officials over crowd limitations placed on indoor worship services designed to stem the spread of COVID-19.
San Jose Police Chief's Photo Of Confiscated Weapons Stirs Outcry For Including UFW Mask, RosarySan Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia says he'll be more careful about what he puts on social media after a backlash to one of his tweets by Catholics and Mexican-Americans.
Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st Public Mass Since Shelter-In-Place With ArchbishopCatholic Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Cordileone presided over Mass at a church in Redwood City Monday morning, as public religious services were allowed to resume.
Coronavirus Impact: Catholic Easter Week Services Go Virtual During Current OutbreakNestled in the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Diocese of San Jose announced Thursday that traditional Holy Week ceremonies will have a definite non-traditional look this year.
Coping With Coronavirus, A Bay Area Catholic Church Offers Drive-Up ConfessionsA Pleasanton pastor is keeping the sacrament of confession personal -- though decidedly not up-close. Penitents can see their priest from the comfort of their car in the parking lot outside St. Augustine Catholic Church every Saturday during the coronavirus lockdown.
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.
Coronavirus Affecting Church Traditions; East Bay Pastor Worries Easter Service In DoubtAll across the Bay Area on Sunday morning, people gathered at churches and places of worship. But amidst fear of the coronavirus, some of the usual traditions have been put aside.
San Francisco's Historic Mercy High School To CloseSan Francisco's historic Mercy High School, one of the last remaining all-girls Catholic schools in the city, will cease operations at the end of the school year on June 1, school officials have announced.
San Jose Church Targeted In Theft Holds Toy Giveaway After Community Steps UpA San Jose church targeted by thieves over the holiday season made hundreds of kids in need happy, thanks to community members.
State Law Allows New Suits Against Sexual Predator Priests, Diocese Of OaklandTwo survivors of child sexual abuse alleged to have happened at the hands of priests in the Catholic Diocese of Oakland during the 1970s filed lawsuits on Tuesday.
VIDEO: Couple Steals Donations Meant For Kids In Need From San Jose ChurchAs the faithful pray for the birth of Jesus at Our Lady of Guadalupe in San Jose, they will also be praying for the two people caught on camera stealing money meant to buy toys for children in need.
Priest's Car Crash Reveals Cash Stolen From Santa Rosa Parish Little did the emergency workers treating Father Oscar Diaz after car crash in Santa Rosa last week know the hidden secret they would find in the back of the vehicle.