The anti-Cordileone priests
Archbishop more popular with younger clergy

Archbishop Cordileone leads the rosary at the Cathedral of St. Mary before Mass to conclude the Novena for Life Aug. 11 Simmering acrimony over the decision-making, communications and mindset of the much-watched seven-year episcopacy of San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore

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Archbishop Cordileone approves merger of Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives
No abortions, in-vitro, assisted suicide. Sterilization income goes to charity.

From Dignity Health website San Francisco-based Dignity Health (a secular institution with Catholic roots) and Catholic Health Initiatives, headquartered in Englewood, Colo., combined Feb. 1 into the nation’s second largest private health care provider, CommonSpirit. Lidia Wasowicz

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2019-10-23T16:47:58-08:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Church life|Tags: , |5 Comments

Cordileone and Gomez on list to lead U.S. bishops
Elections Nov. 10-13 in Baltimore

Archbishop Gomez at Catholic University in Feb. 2019 The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has released the list of candidates ahead of its presidential and vice-presidential elections. The elections will be held during the conference’s General Assembly

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2019-10-11T07:49:48-08:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Truth, Beauty and Goodness Project begins Tuesday in San Francisco
Brainchild of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has its origins in ancient Greek philosophy, Judeo-Christian spiritual tradition

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Marc Benioff and Ron Conway invite you to attend the launch of the Truth, Beauty and Goodness Project With special guest, Father Paul Murray, OP Tuesday, September 17 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Salesforce Tower in

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2019-09-15T17:34:54-08:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: , |2 Comments

Tiny heartbeats thunder at Walk for Life West Coast

In what will go down as the most memorable moment in the history of the Walk for Life West Coast,  seven pregnant women and their unborn children ascended the stage, put microphones to their bellies, and filled San Francisco’s Civic Center

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Triumphant premiere for “Mass of the Americas”

It seems that Catholicism reached its liturgical heights in the late 18th century; we ceased to be relevant to wider society when the last Habsburg went into exile. But what if Catholicism could be normal again? That’s the vision Archbishop Salvatore

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“We have to trust the wisdom of our Holy Father”

The following is an excerpt of a letter from Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone: My Dear People of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, As I write this message to you, I am in Baltimore, Maryland, for the plenary assembly of the United

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Two California bishops elected to head USCCB committees

On Wednesday morning, the U.S. bishops voted on a slate of positions and committee chairs for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.  The bishops elected Bishop Michael Barber of Oakland to serve as chairman of the Committee on Catholic

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2019-01-07T11:27:42-08:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Tense listening sessions in San Francisco archdiocese

Tense listening sessions in the archdiocese on the clergy sex abuse crisis continued, as Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone met with several dozen Catholics at St. Mary’s Cathedral Oct. 17 and St. Stephen Church Oct. 18.   During the question and

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“Nobody has run it by Archbishop Cordileone”

On Friday, October 26, the “San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus” is scheduled to perform at the Jesuit St. Ignatius Church in San Francisco. The concert is part of a three-day event marking the chorus’ 40th Anniversary, one part of which

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