Last month, SF Weekly published a cover story revealing that two candidates for Catholic sainthood -- including Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity order and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize -- had taken steps to protect convicted pedophile priest Donald McGuire after molestation al ... More >>
Patron saint of predators?That's the subject of the latest SF Weekly cover story, which examines Jesuit records suggesting that Mother Teresa of Calcutta, founder of the international Missionaries of Charity order and winner of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize, asked Catholic Church officials to overlo ... More >>
Cardinal William LevadaVictims of clergy sex abuse have named a top Vatican official with roots in San Francisco as part of a small group of Catholic Church officials who should be investigated for crimes against humanity in a formal complaint lodged this week with the International Criminal Cour ... More >>
A Menlo Park priest placed on leave following improper conduct with a 17-year-old parishioner has been relocated to a "private" location in San Francisco while an internal investigation of the incident moves forward, according to the Archdiocese of San Francisco.Father William Meyers, pastor of S ... More >>
As long as the pedophile is online, Kamala Harris is there to protect youMatt Smith's column this week revealed how District Attorney Kamala Harris is essentially protecting Catholic pedophiles in her refusal to turn over the San Francisco Archdiocese files on clergy abuse. Oddly, she's also come ... More >>
District Attorney Kamala Harris is going too far in protecting Catholic pedophiles.
When priests within the Salesian order based in San Francisco were accused of sex abuse, the leaders chose to keep quiet.
S.F. Archbishop William Levada styles himself as a leading advocate for openness among Catholic leaders on the clergy sex-abuse issue. So why doesn't he practice what he preaches?