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Bishop Robert McElroy . Credit: Archdiocese of San Francisco

Catholic vaccine exemptions take the wrong path, San Diego's Bishop McElroy says

Aug 13, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego has asked that priests in his diocese not sign religious exemption letters from coronavirus... Read more

Bishop-Elect Elias R. Lorenzo, O.S.B. for the Archdiocese of Newark.

Pope Francis names 4 new bishops for US dioceses

Feb 27, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The appointments, announced Thursday, include three new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, and one new auxiliary... Read more

Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of San Francisco.

San Diego bishop announces compensation fund, changes to social media policy

Aug 14, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego announced Aug. 13 an Independent Compensation Program for victims of sexual abuse, set to... Read more

California priest convicted of sexually assaulting San Diego seminarian

Dec 17, 2018

A California priest was convicted Monday of sexually assaulting a seminarian. After his conviction, Fr. Juan Garcia Castillo will be... Read more

Church of the Mission San Diego de Alcala, San Diego, California.

Trial begins for priest accused of assaulting San Diego seminarian

Dec 13, 2018

A trial began Tuesday for the San Diego priest accused of sexually assaulting a seminarian in February. The alleged victim... Read more

Church of the Mission San Diego de Alcala, San Diego, California.

Priest faces trial after alleged assault of San Diego seminarian

Sep 18, 2018

By JD Flynn

A California priest has been charged with sexual battery, after he is alleged to have sexually assaulted a San Diego... Read more