Posts Tagged ‘Gays and lesbians’

New bishop of San Francisco draws support, concern

Friday, October 5th, 2012

The installation of Salvatore Joseph Cordileone on Thursday as the new archbishop of San Francisco has drawn support and concern, according to an Associated Press report. Cordileone, a native Californian who served as bishop of Oakland for the last three-and-a-half years, is known to be a fierce defender of the Catholic Church’s positions on homosexuality Read more

Gay, lesbian Catholics worry over new San Francisco prelate

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Gay and lesbian Catholics in San Francisco are worried that that they will be marginalized with the appointment of Archbishop-designate Salvatore Cordileone Reports dubbed the pope’s appointment of Cordileone as the “Bombshell by the Bay.” The incoming prelate of the city that thrust same-sex marriage onto the national stage has decried the “contraceptive mentality” of Read more