Catholic Church Fights Bill To Force Priests To Report Sex Crimes Heard In Confession
San Jose Bishop Patrick McGrath Announces RetirementBishop Patrick J. McGrath announced Wednesday that he's retiring as the bishop of the Diocese of San Jose after serving for 20 years.
List Of 44 Sacramento-Area Priests Accused Of Sex Abuse ReleasedA Northern California newspaper has released a list of more than 40 Sacramento-area priests accused of sexual abuse.
Bay Area Residents Mourn Victims In Sri Lanka Bombings On Easter SundayThe victims in the Sri Lanka bombings weighed heavily on the hearts of worshipers at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco on Easter Sunday.
Livermore Priest Accused Of Sexual Assault Had Prior AccusationsA Catholic priest accused of sexual assault in the East Bay also has some serious allegations from his past.
Oakland Diocese: Priest Accused In Child Sex Abuse Case Fled CountryA Roman Catholic priest accused of sexual misconduct with a minor has fled the country according to the Oakland Diocese.
Oakland Diocese Releases List Of Abusive Clergy As 'Act Of Contrition'Calling it an 'act of contrition,' the Diocese of Oakland on Monday released the names of priests, deacons and religious brothers it has determined to be credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors.
Diocese Of Oakland Priest On Leave Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationA priest with the Diocese of Oakland has been placed on administrative leave as the diocese investigates an allegation of sexual misconduct against a minor by the clergyman, according to diocese officials.
Santa Rosa Bishop: 'Grief And Shame' Over New List Of Priests Involved In Child Sex AbuseVictims of clergy sex abuse in the San Francisco Archdiocese are awaiting church disclosure of priests accused after Santa Rosa became the fourth Bay Area diocese to release a list of names of priests involved in the scandal.
Jesuits West Releases Names of 36 Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual AbuseA Jesuit organization on Friday released the names of three dozen priests credibly accused of sexual abuse. Among those listed are seven clergy members who are now at a retirement retreat in Los Gatos.
Diocese Of Oakland Delays Release For List Of Accused PriestsThe Diocese of Oakland had previously pledged to release the names of priests credibly accused of sex abuse, but now it says it needs more time.
Church Sex Abuse Survivors Sue Vatican In San Francisco Federal Court Two sexual abuse survivors announced in San Francisco Wednesday they have sued the Vatican in federal court for allegedly failing to prevent and covering up the abuse of them and others as children by priests.
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 Jose Diocese Releases Names Of Priests Accused Of Sexual AbuseThe head of the San Jose diocese of the Roman Catholic Church Thursday released a list of names of priests with credible allegations of sexual abuse of children.
San Jose Catholic Church Holds Final Meeting For Sexual Abuse VictimsLeaders of the Santa Teresa Church in South San Jose held their third and final meeting for sexual abuse survivors and members of the community to discuss the scandal.