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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at her weekly Capitol press briefing, Sept. 23, 2021

Pelosi defends her support for legal abortion: ‘God has given us a free will’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday responded to her archbishop, who had said an abortion bill she is working... Read more

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Archbishop Cordileone calls abortion bill ‘child sacrifice,’ urges prayer and fasting

The Archbishop of San Francisco warned that an abortion bill to be voted on in Congress this week amounts to... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco (left) and Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles (right)

Archbishops criticize ‘outrageous’ claims against St Junipero Serra

A California bill to replace a statue of St. Junipero Serra at the state capitol unfairly slanders the saint’s legacy,... Read more

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Archbishop Cordileone raises issue of excommunication for abortion advocates

Calling abortion “the most pressing human rights challenge of our time,” Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone on Sunday invoked the excommunication... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone receiving the gifts during Mass in 2021.

Social media being weaponized against religious freedom, Archbishop Cordileone argues

The archbishop of San Francisco has warned of the use of social media to promote a “new kind of fundamentalism”... Read more

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Archbishop Cordileone named prior of historic order of Catholic knights  

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco was recently named the new prior of a historic order of knighthood. Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco

Archbishop Cordileone schedules monthly Traditional Latin Mass at cathedral

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has instituted a monthly Traditional Latin Mass at San Francisco’s Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption,... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco

Archbishop Cordileone: Traditional Latin Mass will continue in San Francisco

As diocesan bishops consider how to implement Pope Francis’ motu proprio on the use of the Traditional Latin Mass, the... Read more

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Archbishop Cordileone: We need 'major effort' to 're-catechize' Catholics on the Eucharist

The Archbishop of San Francisco said this week there must be a “major effort” to “recatechize” Catholics on the Eucharist... Read more

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Archbishop Cordileone supports Archbishop Aquila’s call for repentance for German synodal path

The Archbishop of San Francisco has publicly supported Archbishop Aquila’s response to the German bishops’ “synodal path.” Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco

Archbishop Cordileone 'deeply grieved' by attempts to delay consideration of Eucharistic teaching document

Two U.S. archbishops on Tuesday responded to attempts by other U.S. bishops to delay consideration of a teaching document on... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco gives a tour of the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, May 24, 2021. Credit: Dennis Callahan/Catholic San Francisco.

San Francisco archbishop marks cathedral's 50th anniversary with tour for conservatory students

Marking the 50th anniversary of the blessing of the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone led... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco

Pelosi's archbishop hopes for ‘progress’ in dialogue on ‘most serious matter’ of her abortion support

The Archbishop of San Francisco on Monday responded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who said last week she was... Read more

Madison bishop prays for pro-abortion Catholic politicians

A second U.S. bishop last week publicly supported the Archbishop of San Francisco’s challenge to Catholic politicians who are pro-abortion. Read more

Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore J. Cordileone.

Archbishop Cordileone: Catholics supporting abortion should not present themselves for Holy Communion

Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore J. Cordileone released on May 1, 2021 a pastoral letter about the worthiness required for... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone speaks at the San Francisco for Unity prayer service against racism.

Archbishop Cordileone calls for ‘inoculation against racism’

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco last week condemned violence against Asian people in the United States, drawing comparisons between... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.

Archbishop Cordileone calls for end to violence against Asian Americans

The Archbishop of San Francisco on Tuesday urged an end to violence against Asian people in the city and across... Read more

A statue of St. Junipero Serra, which was defaced and torn down by protesters Oct. 12, at Mission San Rafael Arcangel in San Rafael, California. Courtesy photo.

Archbishop Cordileone commends prosecution of Serra statue vandals for working justice

Amid calls from California activists to drop vandalism charges against five assailants who destroyed a statue of St. Junipero Serra... Read more