Catholic Church

archers carry a rainbow flag in the LA Pride Parade on June 8, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.
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Tim Ryan
June 11, 2019 - 6:57 am
Members of the LGBTQ community in the Bay Area reacted angrily to the Vatican issuing a document on Monday that rejected the idea of transitioning from one gender to another.
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Saint Finn Barr Catholic Church in San Francisco
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Tim Ryan
June 06, 2019 - 5:12 pm
A 53-year-old man is shining a light on sexual abuse allegations against a former Catholic priest and is calling on the Archdiocese of San Francisco to finally acknowledge the wrongdoing publicly.
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Carrie Hodousek
March 15, 2019 - 10:41 am
A San Francisco Catholic Church is reeling after burglars stole church records dating back to the late 1800s.
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Thomas Emens, in a blue shirt, stands beside his attorney Jeff Anderson as they announce a lawsuit against Roman Catholic church officials from California.
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Mike Colgan
October 02, 2018 - 9:15 pm
A man who says that he was abused as a boy by a Southern California priest sued Catholic church leaders across the state — including the Bay Area — for allegedly covering up egregious misconduct.
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San Jose Bishop Patrick McGrath announced the diocese will identify priests that abused minors and vulnerable adults.
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Matt Bigler
September 14, 2018 - 8:24 am
The Catholic dioscese of San Jose will allow an independent investigator to look into sexual abuse by priests and even publicly name clergy members involved in misconduct, church officials announced.
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Shaun Daugherty, a survivor of sexual abuse by a priest, speaks to media after Attorney General Josh Shapiro outlined the findings of the grand jury investigation into six catholic diocese in Pennsylvania.
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Carrie Hodousek
August 16, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Victims of sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic priests are calling for a larger inquiry into the Church, and predicted that a federal investigation will uncover even more crimes against children.
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Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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May 21, 2018 - 10:47 am
Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.
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