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