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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

Rome, Italy - June 28, 2013: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, of San Francisco, in Rome on June 28

San Francisco archbishop: State can't close churches, 'science' is on our side

Government officials cannot shut down religious services as “non-essential” during the pandemic—particularly when they are contradicting the “science” in doing... Read more

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Supreme Court rebukes California's strict coronavirus rules for churches

California’s strict coronavirus rules banning indoor worship were blocked and revised by a U.S. Supreme Court injunction late Friday night,... Read more

Responding to pope’s call, Archbishop Cordileone supports ‘Year for the Homeless’

Following Pope Francis’ appeal to pray for the homeless deceased, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco is supporting a local... Read more

The Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco, Calif., Jan. 23, 2021. Credit: Walk for Life West Coast.

Walk for Life West Coast draws thousands to San Francisco march

Despite pandemic restrictions, thousands of pro-life advocates showed their support at the Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco... Read more

Rome, Italy - June 28, 2013: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, of San Francisco, in Rome on June 28

Archbishop Cordileone prays for Biden, states his support for USCCB president

The Archbishop of San Francisco on Wednesday stated his support for the U.S. bishops’ conference (USCCB) president, who had noted... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone during a June 27 prayer service in Golden Gate Park.

Archbishop Cordileone: New COVID church closures violate right to worship

As surging COVID-19 cases lead to new restrictions in the San Francisco area, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said the treatment of... 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 applauds prosecution of St. Junipero Serra statue vandalism

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco applauded the Marin County District Attorney for filing charges over the vandalism of a... 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, Calif. Courtesy photo.

San Francisco archbishop asks DA to prosecute Serra statue vandalism

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco has asked the Marin County district attorney to prosecute those arrested after an Oct.... Read more

A Eucharistic procession held in San Francisco urging permission for greater attendance at Mass, Sept. 20, 2020.

San Francisco to allow up to 100 people at indoor worship services

The office of San Francisco's mayor announced Tuesday that places of worship will be permitted to hold services indoors at... Read more

Catholics in San Francisco walk with the Eucharist in a Sept. 20 procession.

Justice Department says San Francisco worship restrictions 'draconian'

The U.S. Department of Justice on Sept. 25 warned San Francisco officials that its current restrictions on public worship in... Read more