The Associated Press reports that defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who served as archbishop of Washington, D.C. from 2001 to 2006, is facing charges in the 1970s sexual assault of teen.
“Unfortunately, a mask shields our humanity,” the Resurrection School in Lansing, Michigan said in a lawsuit that is now in the appeals process.
Pope Francis arrived at the Vatican Wednesday after being discharged from a Rome hospital 10 days after intestinal surgery to remove half of his colon.
Pope Francis has made his first public appearance since surgery a week earlier.
Pope Francis ate breakfast Tuesday and took a walk as he continues to recover from a scheduled intestinal surgery, the Vatican said.
Pope Francis is “in good condition, alert and breathing on his own,” a day after he underwent planned intestinal surgery, the Vatican said.
U.S. Catholic bishops have overwhelmingly approved the drafting of a “teaching document” that many of them hope will rebuke Catholic politicians, including President Joe Biden, for receiving Communion despite their support for abortion rights.
At the Temple of 1001 Buddhas, located on a hillside in Fremont, a legal fight is playing out over religious freedom.
Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting have voted overwhelmingly to create a task force to oversee an independent investigation into the denomination’s handling of sexual abuse.
Saddleback Church's pastor and "The Purpose Driven Life" author Rick Warren announced he will step down.
The state of California has agreed not to impose greater coronavirus restrictions on church gatherings than it does on retail establishments in a pair of settlements that provide more than $2 million in fees to lawyers who challenged the rules as a violation of religious freedom.
After 14 years of study, Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority and to say that laypeople who hold church office can be sanctioned too.
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority and to say that laypeople who hold church office can be sanctioned for similar sex crimes.
“Tarzan” actor Joe Lara and his wife Gwen Shamblin Lara, who’s known for her Christian weight loss teachings, are among seven presumed dead after a plane crashed in a Tennessee lake over the weekend.
The iconic Grace Cathedral near downtown San Francisco did what it could to adjust to challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sunday morning, it opened its doors for the first time in 14 months for an in-person mass.
The iconic Grace Cathedral near downtown San Francisco did what it could to adjust to challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sunday morning, it opened its doors for the first time in 14 months for an in-person mass. KTVU's James Torrez reports.
As sunrise broke across the Bay Area, thousands of Muslims began the day celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
A Buddhist temple has launched a double barreled legal attack on Fremont, a city that prides itself on diversity and has many Asian American residents. It's a fight over building codes that could end up in the highest court in the land.
A San Francisco pastor has made history, being elected as the first openly transgender bishop of any major U.S. Christian denomination.
There’s a deep gulf between Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco and Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego in the high-stakes debate over whether politicians who support abortion rights should be denied Communion