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.
Pope Appoints Bishop Outspoken On Immigration To San Jose DiocesePope Francis appointed Bishop Oscar Cantú on Wednesday to be coadjutor bishop of San Jose, California.
Man Claims Restaurant Asked Him To Leave For Wearing CrossAn Indiana man and his pastor are claiming that a local restaurant profiled them and threatened to throw the man out for wearing a cross in public.
Evangelist Franklin Graham Rallies Christian Voters In Silicon ValleyEvangelist Franklin Graham rolled into the heart of California's Silicon Valley Thursday night for an event that was equal parts political rally and religious revival meeting.
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.
Muslim Group Seeks Action From SJPD Chief Over Alleged Bias A Muslim civil rights organization has sent San Jose police Chief Eddie Garcia a letter with demands after a Lebanese-American police officer alleged blatant racism within the department last week.
Muslim SJPD Officer Sues Department Over HarassmentOfficer Nabil Haidar filed the suit alleging harassment and discrimination based on race, national origin and religion, saying he experienced those after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
Evangelist Rev. Billy Graham Has Died At Age 99The Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina, according to a spokesman. He was 99.