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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (Archdiocese of SF)

Bay Area Catholics Rally Around Archbishop, Say He’s Unfairly Portrayed

The controversial head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco has some very public critics, but now he has some equally public defenders. A new group of San Francisco Catholics has formed to support Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

04/17/2015

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (Archdiocese of SF)

San Francisco Catholic Archdiocese Won’t Classify Teachers As Ministers, Has Not Dropped Morality Clause Proposal

The Catholic Archdiocese in San Francisco is backing away from a plan to designate teachers as ministers, but has not announced plans to withdraw another controversial proposal for high school teachers to adhere to a morality clause in their contracts.

02/24/2015

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone addresses attendees at the March For Marriage rally against same-sex unions, July 19, 2014. (CNN Newsource)

SF Archbishop Answers Disapproving Letter From Lawmakers After Clarifying Sexual Morality For School Staff

The archbishop of San Francisco sent a letter to California lawmakers on Thursday asking them to respect his right to hire people who uphold Catholic teachings.

02/20/2015

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

Gay Sex, Adultery, Masturbation, Porn Are ‘Gravely Evil': SF Archbishop Clarifies Sexual Morality For School Staffs

Archbishop Cordileone said the changes do not contain anything essentially new, but are intended to clarify existing expectations for Catholic teachers.

02/04/2015

Two altar-boys light a candle. (Photo credit: JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Boys Only: SF Catholic Priest Says Girls Not Allowed To Serve At Altar In His Church

A priest at a San Francisco Catholic church has both his supporters and critics over his decision to only allow boys to serve at the altar leaving girls to serve in other ways he’s deemed as more appropriate.

01/27/2015

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

SF Archbishop Responds To Letter Urging Him To Cancel Appearance At Rally Against Same-Sex Marriage

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone responded Monday to an open letter signed by Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other state, city and faith and community leaders asking him to cancel his appearance at an upcoming rally against same-sex marriage.

06/16/2014

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

Mayor Lee Asks SF’s Archbishop To Refrain From Speaking At National March For Traditional Marriage

San Francisco’s Roman Catholic Archbishop is one of the headline speakers at a national march for traditional marriage next week in Washington, but local politicians are asking him not to go.

06/11/2014

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

SF Archbishop Compares Gay Marriage To Male Breastfeeding

San Francisco’s new archbishop Salvatore Cordileone told an English Catholic newspaper that legalizing same-sex marriage was akin to legalizing male-breastfeeding.

01/31/2013

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

KCBS In Depth: Conservative Catholic Prepares For New Role As SF’s Archbishop

Archbishop-designate Salvatore Cordileone is stepping into a new, prominent leadership role within the Catholic Diocese of San Francisco in a matter of weeks; bringing with him a record that is well-known in religious and conservative circles.

08/27/2012