Archbishop Cordileone

The Latest

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.

Archbishop Cordileone discusses satanists' support for abortion

Oct 9, 2021

By Katie Yoder

In an interview with EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone pointed to the Satanic Temple, which he said opposes Texas’... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco

Archbishop Cordileone: Traditional Latin Mass will continue in San Francisco

Jul 16, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

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

Archbishop Cordileone rebukes legislators' take on Communion debate

Jun 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

On June 23, 2021, First Things published Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s paragraph-by-paragraph response to “Statement of Principles,” a document developed by... Read more

Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Cordileone

Archbishop Cordileone after stabbing of Asian women: "we must stop hating one another"

May 5, 2021

By CNA Staff

Most Reverend Salvatore Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco, called local Catholics to "engage in prayer, adoration and fasting for an... Read more

EWTN Pro-Life Weekly

Archbishop Cordileone: Catholics must recover ‘idea of worthiness to receive Communion’

Jan 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

In an interview discussing his recent admonition of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco emphasized... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.

San Francisco’s Archbishop Cordileone urges Friday fasting for an end to COVID

Jul 31, 2020

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco is urging Catholics to fast every Friday for an end to the coronavirus pandemic.  Read more

Marijuana leaf.

California bishops: Legalizing marijuana hurts kids, the poor

Oct 29, 2016

When it comes to legalizing marijuana in California, the risks to children, teens and the poor are just too great,... Read more

An impromptu memorial honoring Kate Steinle at Pier 14 in San Francisco.

Archbishop after death of Calif. woman: Immigrants are not all 'guilty by association'

Jul 23, 2015

The random killing of a 32 year-old California woman has reignited an intense debate about immigration reform, after the suspect... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, June 28, 2013.

San Fran archdiocese praises Catholic school teachers, rejects 'inflammatory' reports

May 1, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

The Archdiocese of San Francisco has stressed its “greatest admiration and respect” for those working in Catholic education, pledging to... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone at a press conference for the 2012 USCCB Fall General Assembly, Nov 13.

Anti-Cordileone ad misrepresents Catholicism, archdiocese says

Apr 17, 2015

A group of Catholics promoting a full-page advertisement asking Pope Francis to remove Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone don’t represent San Francisco... Read more

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 at a press conference for the 2012 USCCB Fall General Assembly, Nov 13.

Catholics supporting Archbishop Cordileone on school identity feel silenced, pressured

Mar 12, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

Amid a PR campaign and protests against Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s attempt to clarify Catholic teaching in the San Francisco schools,... Read more

Chevron's Richmond refinery fire.

Oil company hit man has Archbishop Cordileone in his sights

Feb 27, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

Sam Singer’s public relations firm spun a Chevron oil refinery disaster in California and fought back a legal ruling in... 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

Federalism, same-sex marriage, and what a bishop has to say about it

Feb 16, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The head of the U.S. bishops’ marriage committee is backing new legislation that thwarts the federal government from bypassing state... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone takes part in a press conference at the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 11, 2013.

How one bishop sees marriage as key to 'culture of encounter'

Nov 12, 2014

By Matt Hadro

With marriage in crisis in the modern world, the faithful have a duty to work for its restoration, promoting the... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in Rome on June 28, 2013.

Archbishop Cordileone calls for a 'civilization of truth and love'

Jun 20, 2014

By Matt Hadro

Kicking off the “March for Marriage” on June 19, Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco invoked the witness of... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone speaks with Archbishop Carlo Vigano at the March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., June 19, 2014.

Marriage breakdown threatens society, religious leaders say

Jun 19, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

The redefinition of marriage and movement from its focus on children affects not only families but entire communities and all... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in Rome on June 28, 2013.

Archbishop Cordileone counters March for Marriage critics

Jun 17, 2014

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has rejected California politicians’ criticism of the March for Marriage, stressing his duty to teach... Read more

Fr. Gladstone Stevens, S.S., newly appointed rector of St. Patrick's Seminary.

New rector named for St. Patrick’s Seminary near San Francisco

Feb 22, 2014

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco has named Fr. Gladstone Stevens, a Sulpician, as the next rector of St. Patrick’s... Read more