Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Memo to the Priests of the Archdiocese of San Francisco on the 2021-2023 Synod

Dear Brother Priests, As you know, the Holy Father has convoked a global synod. Pope Francis is inviting us to consider how we journey together and focus on “communion, participation,… Read More

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Statement of Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone in Opposition to Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021

HR 3755, the misnamed “Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021,” shows to what radical extremes the supposedly “Pro-Choice” advocates in our country will go to protect what they hold most… Read More

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Don’t Slander St. Junípero Serra

California lawmakers sully the good name of a Catholic saint. By Salvatore J. Cordileone and José H. Gomez California lawmakers have passed legislation to replace a statue of St. Junípero… Read More

Saturday, September 11, 2021
“Clinging to Our Lady, the Pillar of Faith”

Homily delivered on the occasion of the Día de la Hispanidad, Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, September 11, 2021

Sunday, September 05, 2021
WaPo Op-Ed: Our duty to challenge Catholic politicians who support abortion rights

Salvatore J. Cordileone Prominent politicians lost no time in reacting hyperbolically to the Supreme Court’s decision refusing to enjoin Texas’s new law banning abortions after the detection of a fetal… Read More

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Archbishop Cordileone regarding San Rafael-based Roots of Peace Workers and Cajon Valley High School Students Trapped in Afghanistan

I just got off the phone with Heidi Kuhn.  She is the founder of the San Rafael-based Roots of Peace, a nonprofit that works in Afghanistan to remove landmines and… Read More

Sunday, August 15, 2021
The Vocation of a Cathedral and the Vision and Legacy of St. Mary of the Assumption

Homily for the Solemnity of the Assumption Mass for 50th Anniversary of St. Mary’s Cathedral

Thursday, August 05, 2021
Archbishop Cordileone on the Celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass

(Traducción al español a continuación) In response to a request from a group of the faithful in the Archdiocese of San Francisco in June, I agreed to allow a monthly… Read More

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Statement of San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defending efforts to permit federal funding of elective abortions

Let me repeat: no one can claim to be a devout Catholic and condone the killing of innocent human life, let alone have the government pay for it.  The right… Read More

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Op-Ed: A response to the “Statement of Principles”

First Things The history of Catholic immigrants to the United States and their descendants is exemplary of the American dream, and intertwined with the Democratic party. I myself am a… Read More

Saturday, June 19, 2021
Unprecedented and Unrepeatable: the Personal Vocation of the Priest Sent into the World, Where He Does Not Belong

Homily for Mass of Priestly Ordinations, Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption

Friday, June 18, 2021
Statement of San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone in response to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops vote on Eucharistic Coherence document

I’m grateful that the bishops of the United States placed their trust in the Holy Spirit to guide in our effort to promote and protect the sanctity of the Most… Read More