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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

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

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

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Statement by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone regarding the letter from sent to USCCB President Archbishop José Gómez

When I was still a new bishop I remember a conversation I had with a priest from Germany, an old classmate of mine from Rome; he told me about how… Read More

Monday, May 17, 2021
Archbishop Cordileone’s Response to Speaker Pelosi’s Comments About the Letter from Luis Ladaria, SJ

In response to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comments to an EWTN reporter about the letter from Luis Ladaria, SJ, to Archbishop José Gómez, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco has issued… Read More

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Statement by Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone Calls for Ending Violence Against Asian-Americans

“The rise in violence against Asian people across the country is alarming and horrific to all people of right reason.  Even their elders, among the most respected individuals in Asian… Read More

Thursday, March 04, 2021
Statement regarding Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine

“The increased availability of Covid-19 vaccines is already having a welcome effect in reducing the spread of this virus. I encourage everyone to be vaccinated in consultation with their physician.… Read More

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Justice is Working in Marin County

“The justice system is working.  The matter of what happened on the night of October 12, 2020 at Mission San Rafael will soon rest in the hands of a judge… Read More

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Rev. Mark Doherty Named Rector of St. Patrick’s Seminary & University

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone announced today the appointment of Rev. Mark Doherty as the new rector of St. Patrick’s Seminary & University. Fr. Doherty has been the interim rector since… Read More

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Archbishop Cordileone Comments on AB218 Coordinated Filing

“In January 2020 the State of California opened a new ‘window’ in the statute of limitations related to the sexual abuse of minors. In response, Catholic bishops in the state… Read More

Saturday, February 06, 2021
A Step Forward in the Protection of Basic Rights

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s injunction issued late last night in South Bay United Pentecostal Church, et. al striking down California’s… Read More

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Archbishop Cordileone’s Response to Speaker Pelosi’s Comments About Pro-Life Voters

On Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized prolife voters who voted for Donald Trump on the abortion issue, saying their votes cause her “great grief as a Catholic” and accusing… Read More