Newspaper Ad Invites Support For SF Archbishop Cordileone At Family Picnic EventA group of Catholics is showing its support for the embattled Archbishop of San Francisco with a fundraiser and planned family picnic this Saturday, publicized by a newspaper ad.
San Francisco Catholic Archdiocese Won't Classify Teachers As Ministers, Has Not Dropped Morality Clause ProposalThe 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.
SF Archbishop Answers Disapproving Letter From Lawmakers After Clarifying Sexual Morality For School StaffThe 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.
Instructor Reportedly Quitting Over Oakland Catholic School Morality PledgeTeachers at Catholic schools in the East Bay were recently asked to sign a morality pledge covering their lives beyond the school walls as part of their next contract. As a result, it now looks like at least one member of the staff at Bishop O’Dowd High School won’t be returning next year.
Catholic School Teachers At Diocese Of Oakland Required To Sign Morality Pledge Covering Personal LifeA spokesman for the Diocese of Oakland told the San Francisco Chronicle teachers are being required to sign a new contract by Friday that says they conform to church teachings outside the workplace.