Salvadore Cordileone, Archbishop-elect of the San Franicisco archdiocese who was arrested on suspicion of DUI over the weekend, was driving his mother and some friends home when he reached a sobriety checkpoint near San Diego State University. He was one a 11 people were arrested on suspicion of dru ... More >>
Eliyahu Ungar-SargonEli Ungar-Sargon was raised in an Orthodox household, with rabbis in the family and a Talmudic scholar father. But Ungar-Sargon, who dropped out of medical school to pursue a film career, struggled to reconcile Jewish traditions and ethical questions, especially regarding ritu ... More >>
Hanna QuevedoThis Saturday marks the 13th annual Black X-Mass with Karla LaVey at the Elbo Room.Can't stand another minute of the eye-drooping boredom of this whole holiday family time thing? Or are you stuck in town due to circumstances beyond your control? Either way, to fix the problem, here's ... More >>
Beau GrealyShabbat is a Jewish tradition when friends and family come together every Friday night and Saturday to relax and reflect as the workweek recedes. Some Jews are more observant than others: where there's one Jew eating a double bacon cheeseburger (totally unkosher), there's another who ... More >>
Rabbi Michael Lerner has been posterized...Rabbi Michael Lerner, the left-leaning spiritual leader of San Francisco's Beyt Tikkun congregation and editor of Tikkun magazine, is a man whose picture is on many metaphorical dart boards among what is commonly referred to as the "organized Jewis ... More >>
Musician once played for the homeless as charity. Now he is homeless.
We wrote earlier today about how the Mormon Church, under scrutiny from the Fair Political Practices Commission, disclosed it contributed nearly $190,000 to pass Proposition 8. While the secretary of state and the FPPC monitor expenditures for statewide elections, here in San Francisco that job sole ... More >>
Wham City kingpin's fantastic electronic fireworks show
A documentary portrait of a pedophile priest and his pious protectors
The Rev. Moon has opened an unexpected front in his struggle to win a broader audience for his messianic pretensions: African-American churches and their preachers
When priests within the Salesian order based in San Francisco were accused of sex abuse, the leaders chose to keep quiet.
Week of Wednesday, October 12, 2005
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A Catholic film calls for reform in the shape of a limp thriller
Nicole Kidman falls in love with a 10-year-old boy ... sorry, her dead husband
Joe's of Westlake
The otherworldly chanting of Tibet's Gyuto Monks
A documentary film takes a poignant look at gay and lesbian Orthodox Jews
Urban singles look for love along the spiritual path
Blessed comfort marks historic lesbian union
Dr. John Parkinson, a civic and religious leader in the perfectly suburban town of Fairfield, told women they needed pelvic exams. Long exams. Several times a week. For years. And they believed him.
How Adam Yauch and Erin Potts conceived the all-star Tibetan Freedom Concert
"Shallow Grave" a clinical exercise in gore and paranoia; the Tao of girls and guns in "Love & a .45"