Roman Catholic Church
It’s a new day for the Catholic Church as the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics have a new pope — the first from the Americas.
Members of the Cathedral of the Annunciation in Stockton gathered Thursday to pray for the cardinals in Vatican City as they select a new pope.
After Pope Benedict’s stunning announcement Monday that he was retiring as the head of the Roman Catholic Church, many are wondering how the change in leadership will affect the priest sex abuse scandal.
Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign Feb. 28 — the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March.
A Roman Catholic priest who served parishioners in Woodland and Redding was released from jail Monday night after posting bond.
A Roman Catholic priest who served parishioners in Woodland and Redding has admitted to sexually molesting a teenage girl, according to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.
California’s highest court is hearing a precedent-setting case Thursday that could expose California’s Roman Catholic dioceses to another round of clergy abuse lawsuits.