Saturday, February 19, 2022
“The Catholic University: Restoring a Civilization of Truth, Beauty and Goodness”

On April 15, 2019, Notre Dame Cathedral burned.  You likely remember as I do this tense moment, when the whole world, Catholics and non-Catholics alike, looked on shocked and appalled… Read More

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
An open letter to students of Riordan High School

Archbishop Riordan High School held an all-school assembly earlier this school year featuring pro-life activist Megan Almon. During the assembly, a number of students walked out in protest of the… Read More

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Marin Voice: DA should uphold the law fairly for all, Catholics included

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone Published in the Marin Independent Journal In a Columbus Day press conference, activists called on Marin County District Attorney Lori Frugoli to drop all the charges… Read More

Tuesday, November 09, 2021
America Magazine Interview: Archbishop Cordileone on Biden, Pelosi, abortion and Pope Francis

In this wide-ranging conversation on “The Gloria Purvis Podcast,” host Gloria Purvis speaks with Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco about some of the most contested issues in the Catholic… Read More

Thursday, October 28, 2021
From the Archbishop: Homelessness and Human Dignity, Grant eternal rest unto them O Lord

It was an eventful summer. Among the many ups and downs, one of the downs for me was losing a very dear friend and priest mentor of mine since my… 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

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, 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

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Op-Ed: Americans’ Right to Worship Is Being Denied

Americans’ right to worship is being denied by governments. I won’t be silent anymore. The Washington Post I never expected that the most basic religious freedom, the right to worship… Read More

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Op-Ed: Statues of St. Junípero Serra Deserve to Stay

The Washington Post To the protesters who tore down his statue in Los Angeles this month, the priest, friar and saint Junípero Serra represents “hate, bigotry, and colonization,” as one activist… Read More

Thursday, November 03, 2016
Implementing ‘Amoris Laetitia’

The apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia” is the longest document of its kind; Pope Francis says that he “does not recommend a rushed reading,” and that “the greatest benefit … will… Read More

Thursday, October 20, 2016
‘Amoris Laetitia’ V: ‘Why Male and Female’

In these articles reviewing Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation “Amoris Laetitia,” I have made reference to the relativistic culture in which we live, which tells us, in effect, that we create… Read More