Diocese Of San Bernardino Releases List Of Priests Accused Of Child Sexual Abuse Going Back 40 Years"In this difficult time, I want to be open, honest and accountable to the Catholic faith and to all people of goodwill," San Bernardino Diocese Bishop Gerald Barnes said.
Victim Of Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Sues Calif. Bishops Over 'Secret Lists' Of Predator PriestsTom Emens and his lawyers filed a nuisance lawsuit against all California Catholic bishops in an attempt to get archdioceses to release their so-called "secret lists" of predator priests.
Report: More Than 1,000 Children Abused By Catholic Priests, Including Clergyman Relocated To Los Angeles, San DiegoThe report said more than 300 clergy committed the abuse dating back more than 50 years.
Last Clergy Files Released In Los Angeles 8 Years After DealThe final 11 files were made public eight years after the Archdiocese of Los Angeles paid $660 million to settle hundreds of sex abuse claims.
Televangelist Robert Schuller, Founder Of Crystal Cathedral, Dies At 88The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, the Southern California televangelist who brought his message of "possibility thinking" to millions, has died in California. He was 88.
Group Called 'Roman Catholic Womenpriests' Say They Are Defying The Church To Answer A Call From GodTwenty years ago this month, the Vatican reaffirmed the ban on the ordination of women, which led to the birth of a movement within the Church called the Roman Catholic Women Priests who say they are defying the Catholic Church to answer a call from God.
More Priest Files To Be Released In LA Over SummerA judge says Roman Catholic religious orders have until September to release secret files on their priests who were accused of molesting children while working in the Los Angeles archdiocese.
24 More Clergy Members Added To List Of Alleged Sex AbusersTwo dozen names have been added to a list of clergy members alleged to have molested children in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Pope Benedict XVI To Step Down From Office On Feb. 28Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation Monday, sending shock-waves through the Southland's Catholic community of five million.
Catholic Diocese Of Orange Settles Sex Abuse Lawsuit For $2MThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange settled a clergy abuse lawsuit for $2 million on the day of trial, an attorney for the plaintiff said Tuesday.
Report Finds Convicted LA Priest Has Sex Abuse Record In ItalyClergy abuse victims are protesting outside the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles after learning that a visiting priest convicted of molestation had a prior criminal case in Italy.
Mahony Hands Over LA Archdiocese To Jose Gomez Cardinal Roger Mahony turned over the reins of the Los Angeles Archdiocese to Archbishop Jose Gomez Sunday at the age of 75.
Court Orders Release Of Friar RecordsA California appeals court has ruled that psychiatric and other confidential records of Franciscan friars accused of sexual abuse should be made public.