Pope Francis on Thursday issued a strong warning on climate change in his latest document, urging the world to deal with the problem now. The document, called an encyclical, has received early praise among Catholics in the Bay Area.
Teachers from four high schools operated by the archdiocese rallied Wednesday afternoon in front of the chancery office, calling for a rejection of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s latest revision of the teacher handbook.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said he will not attend a march in Washington, DC rallying same-sex marriage opponents, days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears a crucial case.
Over 100 Local Catholic Leaders Sign Open Letter Urging Pope Francis To Oust San Francisco Archbishop Cordileone
More than 100 local leaders are calling on Pope Francis to replace San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in an open letter that will appear in Thursday’s San Francisco Chronicle.
Gov. Brown Won’t Comment On San Francisco Cathedral Controversy, Worries About Decades-Long Homeless Problem
Gov. Jerry Brown says it is not his place to chastise the Archdiocese of San Francisco for pouring water on homeless people at St. Mary’s Cathedral, which KCBS first reported Wednesday. Brown is expressing concern about how intractable the city’s homeless problem is.
KCBS has learned that Saint Mary’s Cathedral, the principal church of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, has installed a watering system to keep the homeless from sleeping in the cathedral’s doorways.
San Francisco Catholic Students Slam Morality Clauses In Latest Protest, Say Archbishop Is Out Of Step
Wearing black t-shirts with the hashtag #teachacceptance, students in high schools administrated by the Archdiocese of San Francisco once again voiced their displeasure Thursday night with Archbishop Salvatore Cordelione and his proposed morality clause.
More than 350 teachers in high schools administrated by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco signed a letter urging Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to drop proposed morality clauses from the teacher handbook.
Two Bay Area lawmakers are seeking an investigation of working conditions at high schools administrated by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, over the archbishop’s proposed morality clauses for teachers.
San Francisco Catholic School Students, Parents Stage Ash Wednesday Protest Over Morality Clauses In Teacher Contracts
On Ash Wednesday, one of the holiest days on the Catholic calendar, the students and parents are hoping Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will change his mind on the clauses, as the church heads into 40 days of Lenten reflection.