Coronavirus Update: Worshipers Gather Virtually On Big Week Of Religious CelebrationsFor many religions, this would be a big week to celebrate and come together, but many have to adjust to the new way of worship online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Better Together: Congregations Adapt To Holy Week, Passover During Coronavirus PandemicThe week before Easter is considered one of the holiest times by a number of faiths, but this year it is occurring under the unprecedented threat of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Priests Told To Shorten Mass; Bay Area Temples To Live Stream Services While he didn't order that Sunday mass be cancelled, San Francisco Catholic Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone on Friday asked priests within the archdiocese to shorten services as much as possible and to give abbreviated homilies to lessen parishioners chances of exposure to the coronavirus.
Facebook Blames Glitch For Shutdown Of Catholic PagesFacebook is blaming a technical glitch for knocking several Catholic-focused Facebook pages with millions of followers offline for more than a day.
Catholic Priest Found Guilty Of Stealing From Parishioners In San JoseFederal prosecutors say a Catholic priest has been found guilty of stealing from parishioners at a church in San Jose.
Muslim, Catholic Leaders Gather In San Jose For MLK Day Prayer EventReligious leaders gathered in mutual support and prayer in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday in San Jose.
Transgender Teacher At Catholic San Francisco High School To Keep His JobA teacher who came out as a transgender man at a Catholic high school in San Francisco has been allowed to keep his job by the order of the nuns that runs the school.
Low Enrollment Dooms Longtime Catholic Elementary School In SF ChinatownA Catholic school in San Francisco created to serve the Chinese immigrant community will suspend operations at the end of the school year, the Archdiocese of San Francisco announced Tuesday.
Pope Francis Met With Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis During U.S. VisitA Kentucky clerk who went to jail for defying a federal court's orders to issue same-sex marriage licenses met briefly with the pope during his historic visit to the United States.
Junipero Serra Elevated To Saint By Pope FrancisPope Francis elevates Calif. missionary Junipero Serra to sainthood in first US canonization.
Pope Francis Makes Marriage Annulment Faster, Easier, Cheaper For CatholicsPope Francis announced Tuesday reforms that will simplify and speed up the marriage annulment process and make them cheaper.
NorCal Catholic Hospital To Allow Tubal Ligation After Lawsuit ThreatA threat of a lawsuit has led to an about-face by a Catholic-affiliated hospital in Northern California which had refused to perform a sterilization procedure on a woman as requested by her doctor, citing religious principles.
NorCal Catholic Hospital's Refusal To Sterilize Woman Could Bring Statewide Legal ResponseA Northern California hospital's refusal to sterilize a woman because it violates Catholic principles could be challenged in court in a case with broad impacts for other religious-based hospitals across the state.
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.
Gov. Brown Says World Has Reached 'Tipping Point' On Global Warming At Vatican Climate SummitAt a climate summit at the Vatican, Gov. Jerry Brown said the world may have reached a tipping point on global warming and that humanity must reverse course or face extinction.