San Jose Diocese To Release Names In Investigation Of Priest AbuseA dramatic announcement came Thursday evening from the Diocese of San Jose to confront the scandal consuming the Catholic church. The diocese will start releasing the names of priests implicated in the sexual abuse scandal.
San Jose Bishop Says He Won't Live In $2.3M Home Bought By DioceseAfter some public backlash over the Catholic Diocese of San Jose purchasing a five-bedroom, $2.3 million home in Silicon Valley for retiring Bishop Patrick J. McGrath, the bishop himself announced he would not be moving into the house.
Archbishop Says Pope Knew About U.S. Cardinal's AbusesThe retired Vatican ambassador to the United States is accusing Pope Francis of long knowing about the disgraced former archbishop of Washington and ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick's alleged sexual abuse of young seminarians.
Pope On Pennsylvania Sex Abuse Report: We Abandoned The Little OnesPope Francis has acknowledged "with shame and repentance" the Catholic Church's failure to act over sexual abuse by clerics against minors going back decades.
Catholic School Counselor May Lose Job Over Her Same-Sex MarriageAn Indiana catholic school guidance counselor may lose her job of 15 years after officials learned she was married to another woman.
Grand Jury: PA Catholic Church Covered Up Systematic Priest Abuse Of Over 1,000 Child VictimsMore than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday.
Respected U.S. Cardinal's Sex Scandal Raises Questions, Forces Pope's HandRevelations that one of the most respected U.S. cardinals repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians have raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew — and what Pope Francis is going to do about it.
Pope Appoints Bishop Outspoken On Immigration To San Jose DiocesePope Francis appointed Bishop Oscar Cantú on Wednesday to be coadjutor bishop of San Jose, California.
Pope: Abortion Is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi CrimesPope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.
Oakland Catholic Diocese Alleges Construction Defects In CathedralThe Catholic Diocese of Oakland is taking legal action over alleged construction defects in the Cathedral of Christ the Light.
Fast Or Feast? Valentine's, Ash Wednesday On Same DayFor the first time in more than seven decades, the start of Lent and Valentine’s Day fall on the same day, posing a dilemma for Christians who have marked the day by indulging in a steak dinner or chocolates.
Pope Warns Against 'Fake News,' Likens It To 'Crafty Serpent' In GenesisPope Francis released a message condemning "fake news," saying that it's a "sign of intolerant and hypersensitive attitudes, and leads only to the spread of arrogance and hatred."
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.
Man Arrested For Shooting Up San Leandro Church StatueA man has been arrested for opening fire on a religious statue in front of a San Leandro church.