Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’

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

Archbishop’s mother blames herself for drunk driving charge

Friday, August 31st, 2012

San Francisco’s new Catholic archbishop is scheduled to be arraigned on a drunk driving charge on October 9 — five days after his installation — following his arrest while driving his mother home from dinner at a friend’s house. Archbishop-elect Salvatore Cordileone’s mother Mary told media she blamed herself for her son’s misdemeanour. Archbishop Cordileone, Read more

Same-sex opponent to be archbishop of San Francisco

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

By choosing a staunch same-sex marriage foe as the new archbishop of San Francisco, the Vatican has laid bare a rift among local Catholics, some of whom strongly support the Church’s position while others emphatically don’t. Salvatore Cordileone played a key role in the passage of Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot initiative that banned same-sex Read more