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.
Fast Or Feast? Valentine's, Ash Wednesday On Same DayFor the first time in more than seven decades, the start of Lent and Valentine’s Day fall on the same day, posing a dilemma for Christians who have marked the day by indulging in a steak dinner or chocolates.
Pope Warns Against 'Fake News,' Likens It To 'Crafty Serpent' In GenesisPope Francis released a message condemning "fake news," saying that it's a "sign of intolerant and hypersensitive attitudes, and leads only to the spread of arrogance and hatred."
Thomas Monson, President Of Mormon Church, Dies at 90Thomas S. Monson, the 16th president of the Mormon church, has died after overseeing the religion for nine years. He was 90.
49ers Eric Reid Invokes Bible To Justify Anthem Protest: 'What Would Jesus Do?'Eric Reid and other Christian players who support Colin Kaepernick's social justice movement ask opponents a simple but powerful question: What would Jesus do?
AG Sessions Issues Directive Undercutting LGBT ProtectionsUnder the new policy, a claim of a violation of religious freedom would be enough to override concerns for the civil rights of LGBT people and anti-discrimination protections for women and others.
San Jose Priest Imprisoned For Stealing $1.4 Million In DonationsHien Minh Nguyen, 57, who once ran the Vietnamese Catholic Center for the Diocese of San Jose, was found guilty of 14 counts of bank fraud.