St. Francis of Assisi

Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bay Area Catholics Welcome New Pope Who Shares San Francisco’s Namesake

Bay Area Catholics reacted with surprise, joy and cheers on Wednesday at news that Argentine cardinal Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio had become the first pope from the Americas.

03/13/2013

Rev. 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

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