Priest Robbed While Reading On His iPad Outside San Francisco ChurchA priest had to fend off a robber trying to steal his iPad while he read outside a church in San Francisco.
San Francisco Bay Area Least 'Church Going' Metro In AmericaMaybe it's the abundance of amazing Sunday restaurant brunches, or the fact that people just can't find a parking spot, but the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose region is the least church going population in America, and also the most likely to have been to church and then decided not to go back.
San Francisco Archbishop Won't Attend Rally Against Same-Sex Marriage, Made Appearance Last YearArchbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said he will not attend a march in Washington, DC rallying same-sex marriage opponents, days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears a crucial case.
San Jose Priest Accused Of Pocketing Thousands From Parishioner DonationsA Catholic priest in San Jose has been charged with fraud and tax evasion for allegedly diverting thousands of dollars in donations from parishioners into his personal bank account during a three-year period.
Richmond Driver Veers Off Road, Lands Onto Church Playground SlideA woman drove her car onto the slide of a playground in Richmond on Saturday, police said.
Bay Area Catholics Rally Around Archbishop, Say He’s Unfairly PortrayedThe controversial head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco has some very public critics, but now he has some equally public defenders. A new group of San Francisco Catholics has formed to support Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.
Over 100 Local Catholic Leaders Sign Open Letter Urging Pope Francis To Oust San Francisco Archbishop CordileoneMore than 100 local leaders are calling on Pope Francis to replace San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in an open letter that will appear in Thursday's San Francisco Chronicle.
Court Cuts Damages To $2.8M For Woman Molested By Fremont Jehovah's Witnesses MemberA state appeals court in San Francisco Monday upheld a $2.8 million compensatory damage award for a woman who was molested as a child by an adult member of the North Fremont Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation.
San Francisco Parking Officials Turn Blind Eye To Double-Parking Churchgoers, Dolores Park VisitorsSan Francisco parking officials are turning a blind eye to worshipers and Dolores Park visitors double parking at medians on several streets on Sundays.
How Much Can Pope Francis Change The Catholic Church During His Papacy?Pulitzer prize-winning historian and author, Garry Wills, on the dichotomy of the Catholic Church under the papacy of Pope Francis and his affect on social change within the church's traditional constraints.
2 SFPD Northern District Officers Trying To Handle Up To 700 Complaints A Month About HomelessLast week St. Mary's Cathedral came under fire for their sprinkler system that doused the homeless as a deterrent. Now
SF's Largest Evangelical Church No Longer Requires LGBT Members To Practice CelibacyLesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people who have flocked to City Church of San Francisco are no longer required to practice life-long celibacy in order to become members.
70-Year-Old Woman Arrested In Peninsula Church, School BurglariesA 70-year-old San Francisco woman is a suspect in a pair of burglaries at a church in Palo Alto and the theft of property from a school in Los Altos, Palo Alto police said Wednesday.
San Francisco Catholic Students Slam Morality Clauses In Latest Protest, Say Archbishop Is Out Of StepWearing black t-shirts with the hashtag #teachacceptance, students in high schools administrated by the Archdiocese of San Francisco once again voiced their displeasure Thursday night with Archbishop Salvatore Cordelione and his proposed morality clause.
Over 350 Catholic School Teachers Call On San Francisco Archbishop To Drop Morality ClausesMore than 350 teachers in high schools administrated by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco signed a letter urging Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to drop proposed morality clauses from the teacher handbook.