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San Francisco Priest Bars Altar Girls, Sparks Another Controversy
Originally Posted: 01/28/2015 - 11:25am | Type: Blog

A Catholic priest who recently took charge of a San Francisco parish has said only boys can be altar servers, a move that is sparking both criticism and praise and comes amid a wider debate over conservative c ...

VIDEO: Our Neighbors in the Pews
Originally Posted: 11/12/2014 - 2:20pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors A video giving voice to the homeless of San Francisco.  In her piece “ Compassion in the Stacks ...

Compassion in the Stacks
Originally Posted: 11/18/2014 - 5:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Brittany Shoot The San Francisco Public Library reaches out to homeless patrons through an innovative social work program.  ...

35 Years After Jonestown
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 5:21pm | Type: Blog

It’s been 35 years since 918 people, including 257 children, died on Nov. 18, 1978, at the Peoples Temple massacre in Jonestown. It’s been 35 years since 918 people, including 25 ...

Bus Ads Aim to Reclaim the Meaning of ‘Jihad’
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 5:03pm | Type: Blog

An ad campaign on San Francisco buses is aimed at trying to change public perception of the word “jihad,” which the program’s founder says has been distorted by extremists — Muslim and anti-Muslim alike. ...

Incoming San Francisco Archbishop Arrested for DUI, Apologizes
Originally Posted: 08/29/2012 - 8:23am | Type: Blog

Bishop Salvatore Cordileone of Oakland, Calif., a leading conservative in the Catholic hierarchy who is set to become the next archbishop of San Francisco, was arrested over the weekend for drunken driving and ...