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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
Requiem for the Homeless: “Beauty is called for”
Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone brought San Francisco’s faith, civic and social service communities together at St. Mary’s Cathedral to pray for the souls of the homeless dead in a Requiem… Read More
God leads former Baptist Army vet to new life as seminarian
By Col. (retired) Cameron Song Sellers I have spent most of my adult life serving and helping others. This desire started when I was a kid when I realized that… Read More
Archbishop Gomez warns against rise of ‘new political religions’
In a wide-ranging talk on racial inequality and new social justice movements in America, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles cautioned against the rise of what he described as… Read More
9 innings, 7 gifts
It’s the bottom of the ninth. Bases are loaded; the game is tied. As the batter walks up to the plate, anticipation builds. The stands are silent. The pitch goes… Read More
The Legion of Mary’s legacy of love
Ando Perlas was on his knees after Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish one Sunday in 1984 when he felt a tap on the shoulder. A stranger asked… Read More
2023 Synod on Synodality:Vatican extends time for local consultations
The Vatican announced that it will give dioceses around the world more time to complete local consultations ahead of the 2023 Synod on Synodality. The announcement is likely to be… Read More
The Communion of Saints
The communion of saints is a teaching of the Catholic faith that we profess in every recitation of the Creed at Mass. Pope St. Paul VI describes the dogma well… Read More
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
The next bishop of Hong Kong has a giraffe in his coat of arms
Hong Kong is famous for having long been one of the most densely populated urban areas in the world. It is one of the last places on earth one would… Read More
The Archdiocese and the Synod 2021-2023
After the Holy See issued instructions in September, on October 7th the Presbyteral Council unanimously approved a plan for implementing a diocesan synod in the Archdiocese. More details to follow.

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