SoCal Synagogue Shooting Prompts Bay Area Police To Increase PatrolsPolice are increasing patrols at many places of worship across the Bay Area this weekend as California saw its second religiously motivated hate crime in a week.
Church Break-Ins Rattle San Francisco Bayview CongregationsPolice are investigating a string of church break-ins in San Francisco’s Bayview District.
Oakland Church Program Providing Overnight Parking For Homeless Set To LaunchElected officials and religious leaders said Monday that they are launching a program in which homeless people who live in their cars in Oakland will now be able to park overnight in church parking lots without being harassed.
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.
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.
Samsung Accused Of Religious Discrimination During Job InterviewThe Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed a complaint against Samsung on behalf of a Muslim man who alleges religious discrimination during a job interview at the company in 2017.
Church Sex Abuse Survivors Sue Vatican In San Francisco Federal Court Two sexual abuse survivors announced in San Francisco Wednesday they have sued the Vatican in federal court for allegedly failing to prevent and covering up the abuse of them and others as children by priests.
San Jose Diocese Releases Names Of Priests Accused Of Sexual AbuseThe head of the San Jose diocese of the Roman Catholic Church Thursday released a list of names of priests with credible allegations of sexual abuse of children.
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.
Clergy Abuse Lawsuit Targets All California Catholic BishopsA Southern California man who says he was sexually abused by his parish priest decades ago has sued all Catholic bishops in California and the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Church Apologizes For Oil Pouring Ceremony On Mt. UmunhumA South Bay church has apologized for a messy ritual involving olive oil on Mount Umunhum over the weekend.
Pope On Pennsylvania Sex Abuse Report: We Abandoned The Little OnesPope Francis has acknowledged "with shame and repentance" the Catholic Church's failure to act over sexual abuse by clerics against minors going back decades.
Respected U.S. Cardinal's Sex Scandal Raises Questions, Forces Pope's HandRevelations that one of the most respected U.S. cardinals repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians have raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew — and what Pope Francis is going to do about it.