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Pope Appoints New Bishop for Oakland Diocese

May 3, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Pope Appoints New Bishop for Oakland Diocese

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Bay City News — Pope Francis today appointed the Rev. Michael Barber to be the next bishop of the Diocese of Oakland. Barber, 59, currently is the director of spiritual formation at St. John’s Seminary in the Archdiocese of Boston, a post he has held since 2010. Barber, who will be ordained to the episcopate […]

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SF’s New Archbishop Arrested for Drunk Driving, Says He Feels ‘Shame For Disgrace’

August 27, 2012 | 4:36 pm

SF’s New Archbishop Arrested for Drunk Driving, Says He Feels ‘Shame For Disgrace’

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Officers in San Diego arrested San Francisco’s newly appointed Catholic archbishop, Salvatore Cordileone, on drunk driving charges Saturday morning, a spokesperson for the San Diego Police Department told KQED’s Tara Siler. Detective Gary Hassen said the archbishop-elect was arrested at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday near San Diego State University at a DUI checkpoint. Cordileone posted […]

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