- Apr 13, 2021
Organizers of the 17th Annual Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco Jan. 23 expected hundreds of attendees this year, figuring concerns about COVID-19 and political unrest would keep pro-lifers away.
Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco described as “blatant discrimination” a return by California to more severe COVID-19 restrictions that closed churches in two of the three counties that comprise the San Francisco Archdiocese.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone led between 600 and 700 people in a rosary rally through the city’s Mission District Oct. 3, the vigil of the feast of San Francisco’s patron saint, St. Francis of Assisi.
“In a virtuous society — that is, one whose political, social and economic institutions allow all of its members to flourish — the answer to both questions is the same. Will we be such a virtuous society?
The decision is now before us. The character of our country will be defined by our answer,” Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco wrote in an op-ed.
In a ceremony last week, Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone consecrated the Archdiocese of San Francisco to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, saying, “In her maternal presence, Mary is there to advocate for us.”
Jesuit Father George E. Schultze has been appointed by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone as the new president-rector of St. Patrick Seminary & University. The appointment of the bilingual and eclectic theologian and social ethicist marks a “major turning point” for the seminary as the Sulpicians will depart at the end of this school year.