Planned Parenthood trial blog on San Francisco archdiocese website
Has this ever happened before?

Visit the San Francisco Archdiocese website for daily reports from the ongoing trial, Planned Parenthood v. Center for Medical Progress (David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt), underway now in federal court in San Francisco. The jury trial is in the U.S.

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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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San Franciscans fight attack on confessional seal

      The Archdiocese of San Francisco has a new webpage for Catholics who oppose Senate Bill 360, a California bill which if passed would force priests to disclose information heard in the sacrament of confession. The page includes

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San Francisco archdiocese spent $87.2 million on sex-abuse settlements

The Catholic diocese in San Francisco has settled roughly $87 million worth of sex abuse cases against priests and others associated with the church, mostly in the last 15 years, according to Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. The archbishop divulged the eye-popping

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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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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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San Francisco archbishop to meet with faithful on sex-abuse scandals

The following is an excerpt of a letter from Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco: September 21, 2018 Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle Dear People of the Archdiocese of San Francisco,  In my letter to you of August 17, 2018,

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San Francisco archdiocese ordered to pay $3 million in health care costs

City officials have ordered the San Francisco Roman Catholic Archdiocese to pay nearly $3 million in health care costs for more than 1,000 employees after finding that it failed to make years of payments required by a pioneering local health

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2017-02-02T10:02:39-08:00February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |2 Comments

St. Patrick’s provost to lead SF high school assessment

  The following comes from a Dec. 12 story in Catholic San Francisco by Valerie Schmalz. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone is creating a new Office of Catholic Identity Assessment for Catholic high schools starting Jan. 1 – an initiative that may

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2014-12-10T18:57:29-08:00December 11th, 2014|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |112 Comments