- Jul 14, 2020
Church officials in California placed a priest on leave and opened a new investigation into a sexual misconduct allegation.
A pastor in the Diocese of Oakland and a visiting archbishop from India were killed Oct. 10 in a traffic accident in California. Another priest traveling in the car with them was injured in the crash.
The Diocese of Oakland, which serves two California counties in the East Bay area, published Feb. 18 a list of priests, deacons and religious brothers who have worked in the diocese and been credibly accused of abuse, dating back to the diocese’s founding in 1962.
A law firm suing California bishops for the records of priests accused of sexual abuse released its own report Tuesday listing more than 200 clergy in the San Francisco Bay Area it says are accused of misconduct.
The Mercy Brown Bag Program offers food and assistance to senior citizens who live in conditions of poverty and lack of medication in Oakland. Faced with rising costs, seniors choose to give up healthy food first, but this food truck aims to make it easier to lead a healthy lifestyle.