San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has appointed Jesuit Fr. George Schultze as the new president rector of St. Patrick Seminary & University.
Bishop Patrick McGrath announced that current and future San Jose diocese seminarians would now go to the University of Saint Mary of the Lake Mundelein Seminary of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Cardinal Raymond Burke will be the featured presenter at the Western Region Canon Law Meeting March 14-16 at San Francisco's St. Mary's Cathedral.
The U.S. province of the Society of the Priests of St. Sulpice announced Oct. 21 it would be withdrawing its members from St. Patrick's Seminary and University.
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NCR Today: The leaders of San Francisco's Mercy High School informed parents May 11 that they support the continued employment of a teacher who self-identified as a transgender male.
Eco Catholic: The initiative launches April 23 with a workshop for evaluating the environmental sustainability of parish activities through the lens of Catholic values.
Teachers at four Catholic high schools, under pressure from the San Francisco archbishop to adhere to church teaching in their personal lives, narrowly accepted a union agreement with the archdiocese.
An assemblymember called the hearing because he said he is worried about the impact of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone's proposed changes on the schools.
The U.S. bishops gathered in St. Louis for their spring general assembly heard presentations on the pope's upcoming encyclical on the environment, the U.S. church's ongoing work in promoting traditional marriage and the need to remain vigilant in protecting children from abuse.
On the first day of their meeting Wednesday, there also were reports on the bishops' efforts to advocate for comprehensive immigration reform and their help in rebuilding work in Haiti, which is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake.