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Expert: New Pope Not Likely to Soften Same-Sex Marriage Opposition

February 11, 2013 | 3:42 pm

Expert: New Pope Not Likely to Soften Same-Sex Marriage Opposition

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Don’t expect the next pope to preside over a gay couple’s marriage. Pope Benedict XVI, who announced on Monday that he will step down as head of the Catholic Church at the end of February, has taken a hard line on same-sex marriage. He worried LGBT Catholics in California when he appointed Salvatore Cordileone as […]

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SF’s New Archbishop Could Pressure Gay-Friendly Churches

July 27, 2012 | 5:01 pm

SF’s New Archbishop Could Pressure Gay-Friendly Churches

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Is the Pope picking a fight? I had to wonder that when I heard on Friday about the appointment of Salvatore Cordileone — one of the nation’s most outspoken foes of same-sex marriage — as archbishop of San Francisco, the gayest city in the country. Cordileone has called same-sex marriage a plot by “the evil […]

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