Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’

Cordileone Communion ban harms the church more than Pelosi

Monday, May 30th, 2022
Cordileone harms the church

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone assures us that his decree barring U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from receiving holy Communion has nothing to do with politics: “I assure you that my action here is purely pastoral, not political.” The assurance is laughable. As Melinda Henneberger pointed out in the Sacramento Bee, Cordileone’s claim is “a silly thing Read more

Nancy Pelosi receives Eucharist in Washington DC after San Francisco ban

Thursday, May 26th, 2022
Nancy Pelosi Eucharist

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly received the Eucharist in Washington DC two days after the archbishop of San Francisco announced he would bar her from receiving the sacrament in his diocese. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, who is known for his conservative views, said he would bar Pelosi from taking Communion in her Read more

Archbishop Cordileone barred Nancy Pelosi from Communion. Why?

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

On May 20, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said in a public statement that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, a life-long Catholic, will be barred from Communion in her home diocese of San Francisco. Gloria Purvis, the host of America Media’s “The Gloria Purvis Podcast,” spoke to the archbishop about his decision. Gloria Purvis: With all Read more

Archbishop’s online rosary for peace cyber attacked

Monday, March 7th, 2022

There have been multiple internet outages across Europe and the US that experts say are cyberattacks linked to the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. According to the Archdiocese of San Francisco, an online “Rosary for Peace in Ukraine” was disrupted by a suspected cyberattack. The incident has been reported to the FBI. Instigated by Archbishop Read more

Unvaccinated Archbishop criticised for spreading Covid misinformation

Monday, December 6th, 2021

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has been sharply criticised for revealing he is unvaccinated and for spreading Covid-19 misinformation. In an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle’s “It’s All Political” podcast, Cordileone said he learned from his primary health physician that he has “a good immune system”. He confided his personal physician had told him, Read more

Our duty to challenge Catholic politicians who support abortion rights

Thursday, September 16th, 2021
abortion rights

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 heartbeat. President Biden announced a “whole-of-government effort” to find ways to overcome the Texas measure. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) denounced the Supreme Court’s refusal as a “cowardly, Read more

Archbishop Cordileone schedules monthly Traditional Latin Mass at cathedral

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has instituted a monthly Traditional Latin Mass at San Francisco’s Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, and has been leading the faithful in a Litany of Reparations for abuses against the Eucharist. The archbishop’s plans were formulated prior to Pope Francis’ July 16 Moto proprio, Traditionis custodes, which placed restrictions on Read more

Catholic politicians’ “worthiness to receive Communion” scrutinised

Thursday, May 13th, 2021

A proposed paper about US Catholic politicians’ “worthiness to receive Communion” if they support legislation permitting abortion, euthanasia or other moral evils has had some advice from the Vatican. US Catholic Bishops’ Conference (USCCB) president Archbishop José Gomez wrote to the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) in March, explaining the USCCB Read more

Eucharist must not be weaponised for political ends

Monday, May 10th, 2021
Eucharist weaponised

Efforts by some US bishops to exclude Catholic politicians — including President Joe Biden — from receiving Communion has prompted concerns that the Eucharist is being weaponised for political purposes. “The Eucharist must never be instrumentalised for a political end, no matter how important,” said Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego. President Biden was Read more

This generation can turn the marriage problem around

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Marriage has been under assault for at least 40 years, but according to Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, the younger generation can turn the tide — by getting married and staying married. Archbishop Cordileone of San Francisco is the chairman of the US bishops’ Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage. As the Supreme Court on Read more