Former fighter pilot, rights activist priest dies at 97

Peter Hinde was a World War II fighter pilot based in Okinawa. Later he became a Carmelite priest, spending six decades advocating for the poor and oppressed in Latin America.

San Francisco archbishop's exorcisms highlight controversy over Serra, conflict with Indigenous

Public opinion over statues of St. Junípero Serra — and the church's legacy toward Indigenous people of the West Coast — is divided, but Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone defends holding exorcisms at the sites were Serra's statues were toppled.


He challenged the cardinal on racial injustice

Perspective: On June 11, 1964, a boyish-looking young priest named William DuBay called a press conference to criticize Los Angeles Cardinal James Francis McIntyre for ignoring housing discrimination against African Americans.

Remembering Francis Quinn, a bishop who spoke up for Indians

Appreciation: The former bishop of Sacramento spent his retirement years ministering to the homeless, doing pastoral work with indigenous communities in the West and opposing Pope Francis' canonization of Junípero Serra.