As Ramadan Begins, Bay Area Mosques Step Up Security MeasuresBay Area mosques are stepping up security as they enter Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic religion.
'Father Jay,' Rector of Oakland's Cathedral of Christ the Light, Dies at Age 70The Very Rev. Jay Matthews, the rector of the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland and a fixture in Oakland's Catholic community for three decades, died Saturday night of an apparent heart attack.
4 Oakland Churches to Offer Overnight Parking for Homeless Living in CarsHomeless people living in their cars in Oakland will now have a few new places to park overnight, hassle-free.
Diocese of Santa Rosa Releases List of Clergy Accused of Sexual MisconductThe Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa on Saturday released its list of clergy members with credible allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse.
Funeral Held for Boy Whose Yemeni Mother Sued U.S. To Be With HimFuneral services for a 2-year-old boy whose Yemeni mother sued the Trump administration to allow her to visit the child before he died were held Saturday afternoon in Lodi.
Former Convent in Larkspur Becomes Shelter for Homeless SeniorsThe Marin charitable organization Homeward Bound and Larkspur’s St. Patrick's Catholic Church have teamed up to give homeless seniors a Christmas gift -- a roof over their heads.
Jesuits West Releases Names of 36 Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual AbuseA Jesuit organization on Friday released the names of three dozen priests credibly accused of sexual abuse. Among those listed are seven clergy members who are now at a retirement retreat in Los Gatos.
Thousands in Oakland Walk in Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe PilgrimageMore than 3,000 people walked seven miles to Oakland's Cathedral of Christ the Light on Saturday in honor of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Social Network Used By Pittsburgh Synagogue Suspect Has Been Taken OfflineGab has been taken offline following revelations that the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue gunman used the social network to threaten Jews.
San Francisco Events To Honor Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre VictimsAt least two events to reflect upon, commemorate and show solidarity with the victims and survivors of Saturday’s shootings at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa. will be held Monday night in San Francisco.
Bay Area Vigils Held To Remember Pittsburgh Synagogue VictimsSeveral more vigils were held across the Bay Area Sunday afternoon and evening to mourn Saturday's shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that killed 11 and injured six.
SJ Diocese: Allowing Priests To Return After Abuse Convictions "Misguided Attempt At Rehabilitation"The diocese of San Jose now says it was wrong to allow several priests convicted of sex abuse to continue working.
U.S. Pastor Freed From Turkey Prays With Trump in Oval OfficeAmerican pastor Andrew Brunson fell to one knee in the Oval Office and placed his hand on President Trump's shoulder in prayer on Saturday after Trump welcomed Brunson to the White House to celebrate his release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey.
Mormon No More: Tabernacle Choir Renamed as Church RebrandsThe Mormon Tabernacle Choir was renamed Friday to strip out the word Mormon in a move aimed at ending shorthand names for the religion that have been used for generations by church members and others.
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.