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The Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, San Francisco, Calif.

San Francisco cathedral sprinkler aimed for safety, not homeless

Mar 18, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

San Francisco’s cathedral installed a special sprinkler system to wash out “needles, feces and other dangerous items” from its doorways... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, at the US bishops' meeting, Nov. 13, 2012.

As storm brews, San Fran archbishop strikes back at school guideline critics

Feb 20, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

Politicians have targeted San Francisco Catholic schools’ teacher standards, but Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone says they are a matter of Catholic... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone celebrates vespers at St. Sebastian on Jan. 5, 2014.

San Francisco project to promote beauty in music, liturgy

Feb 9, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

A recently launched initiative in San Francisco will educate Church musicians about sacred music and train lay ministers for their... Read more