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.
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.
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.
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.
San Francisco Archdiocese Removes Priest From Service Over Allegations Of Past Sex AbuseThe San Francisco Archdiocese has removed a priest from ministering in the city after he was removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
California Cardinal Tainted In Abuse Scandal To Vote On Pope Benedict SuccessorLeaders of SNAP, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, question why Cardinal Roger Mahoney is still being allowed to select a new pope.
Man Acquitted In S. Bay Priest Beating Wants Clergyman Tried For PerjuryAfter a Santa Clara County jury found him not guilty, William Lynch wants the priest that allegedly molested him as a child to be charged with perjury.
Lynch Supporters Anxiously Await Verdict; Deliberations ContinueSupporters and family members of a man charged with assaulting a priest he says molested him decades ago resumed their daily lunch-time demonstrations Tuesday outside a San Jose courthouse where jurors were trying to reach a verdict.
Closing Arguments Wrapping Up In South Bay Priest-Beating TrialClosing arguments were made Monday in the San Jose trial of a San Francisco man charged with beating a priest he claims molested him and his younger brother 37 years ago.
Lynch Admits To Beating South Bay Priest During TestimonyA man accused of beating a priest he says molested him and his brother began emotional testimony Friday morning at his trial on assault charges.
South Bay Priest Assault Trial Resumes After Lawyers Trade BarbsAfter several emergency meetings in chambers, traded barbs of professional misconduct, and defense demands for a mistrial stemming from the priest’s alleged false testimony, Judge David Cena for the first time in nearly a week convened trial on time Wednesday.
Another Mistrial Motion Denied In South Bay Priest Beating Trial A Santa Clara County judge denied another defense motion for a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a Bay Area man accused of attacking a priest who he alleges molested him years earlier.
Priest Pleads 5th As South Bay Beating Trial ResumesA judge has rejected motions for a mistrial in the case of a man charged with assaulting a South Bay priest who he claims raped him decades ago.
Los Gatos Priest Confronted By 2nd Alleged Victim; Beating Trial DelayedThe judge overseeing the trial of a man accused of beating a Los Gatos priest Jerold Lindner sent the jury delayed testimony in the case because of legal questions over whether the cleric may have perjured himself on the witness stand.