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.
Funeral Services For 'Father Jay' Matthews, Oakland Cathedral Rector, To Be Held SundayFuneral services for the Very Rev. James V. Matthews II, rector of the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, will be held on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diocese Of Oakland To Release Names Of Clergy Accused Of AbuseThe Diocese of Oakland this fall plans to release the names of its clergy who are “credibly accused” of child sex abuse, the diocese announced Sunday.
Oakland Diocese To Release Names Of Clergy Accused Of AbuseThe Diocese of Oakland this fall plans to release the names of its clergy who are "credibly accused" of child sex abuse, the diocese announced Sunday.
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.
Bishop O’Dowd High School Teacher Among 3 Let Go Over Morality ContractInstead of signing the morality contract enacted by the Diocese of Oakland, Bishop O'Dowd teacher Kathleen Purcell crossed out portions of it, and will be let go after graduation this year.
Instructor Reportedly Quitting Over Oakland Catholic School Morality PledgeTeachers at Catholic schools in the East Bay were recently asked to sign a morality pledge covering their lives beyond the school walls as part of their next contract. As a result, it now looks like at least one member of the staff at Bishop O’Dowd High School won’t be returning next year.
Catholic School Teachers At Diocese Of Oakland Required To Sign Morality Pledge Covering Personal LifeA spokesman for the Diocese of Oakland told the San Francisco Chronicle teachers are being required to sign a new contract by Friday that says they conform to church teachings outside the workplace.
Pope Francis Appoints New Bishop Of Oakland DiocesePope Francis Friday appointed the Rev. Michael Barber to be the next bishop of the Diocese of Oakland.
High Court Ruling On Oakland Clergy Abuse Case Could Prompt New LawsuitsA clergy sex abuse case argued before the California Supreme Court on Thursday could open Roman Catholic dioceses around the state to another round of priest molestation lawsuits.