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San Francisco Archbishop: ‘Interactions with Gay Catholics Tenderizes Us’

December 16, 2013 | 6:00 am

San Francisco Archbishop: ‘Interactions with Gay Catholics Tenderizes Us’

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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone talks sports, same-sex marriage and reaching out to gay Catholics.

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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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Episcopal Bishop Complains of Snub at Catholic Colleague’s Installation

October 5, 2012 | 10:46 am

Episcopal Bishop Complains of Snub at Catholic Colleague’s Installation

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The Episcopal Bishop of California said today that he was snubbed at the installation ceremony for his counterpart, the new Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco. The new Catholic Archbishop, Salvatore Cordileone, helped lead the campaign for Prop. 8, the California initiative banning same-sex marriage. The Episcopal Bishop, Marc Andrus, has supported same-sex marriage and written […]

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October 5, 2012 | 8:46 am

A.M. Splash: Calif. Gas Prices Soar; SF Archbishop Sworn In; SJ Earthquakes Plan for MLS Cup; Kaiser CEO Retires

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S.F.’s new archbishop takes over (SF Chronicle) More than 2,000 worshipers filled St. Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday to see Salvatore Cordileone assume his role as Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco, as several dozen protesters angered by his leading role in the fight against same-sex marriage demonstrated outside. Calif. gas prices jump by up to […]

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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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SF Archdiocese Denies Crackdown on Drag Queens at Church Events

August 10, 2012 | 4:20 pm

SF Archdiocese Denies Crackdown on Drag Queens at Church Events

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Well, that didn’t take long. When Salvatore Cordileone took over as the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco, academics I interviewed said he might pressure churches that welcome lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people. They noted that he has campaigned actively against same-sex marriage. That was July 27. Now, reports are surfacing that Most Holy Redeemer, […]

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New Archbishop of San Francisco Defends Stance Against Same-Sex Marriage

August 8, 2012 | 4:09 pm

New Archbishop of San Francisco Defends Stance Against Same-Sex Marriage

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The new Catholic archbishop of the Diocese of San Francisco this fall will be Salvatore Cordileone. In his new post, Cordileone, who has served as the Bishop of Oakland since 2009, will take over an area stretching from Marin to San Mateo¬† that includes about 500,000 Catholics. In some respects, Cordileone is a good fit […]

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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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