- May 24, 2020
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.
An order of the Sisters of Mercy announced its support for Gabriel Bodenheimer, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
The Catholic Church in Germany has relaxed so-called morality rules for employees, meaning employees who divorce and civilly remarry or who enter into a gay relationship will no longer lose their jobs at Catholic institutions. The change came Tuesday, Reuters reports, with a little more than two-thirds of Germany’s 27
CHICAGO — A group of Catholic activists gathered in Chicago over the weekend for a brainstorming session aimed at stopping the firings of gay employees, Crux has learned. The “Church Worker Justice Strategy Session” was held at the Catholic Theological Union Friday through Sunday. Representatives from several organizations — Catholics
The US bishops’ point man on marriage, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, will not attend the March for Marriage in Washington, DC, Saturday, opting instead to stay in the archdiocese to deal with continued fallout from area Catholics unhappy with his leadership. Cordileone posted his decision on Twitter on Wednesday: After much consideration,
A study in contrasts is playing out in California, where the newly installed bishop of San Diego, Robert McElroy, issued a call to resist the culture wars yesterday at the same time that prominent Catholics in San Francisco, just 500 miles up the coast, were calling for the firing of