• Meeting aims to stop the firings of Catholic LGBT employees

    • Apr 27, 2015

    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

  • SF Archbishop Cordileone to skip March for Marriage

    • Apr 23, 2015

    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,

  • In California, two bishops strike different chords

    • Apr 16, 2015

    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

  • Morality clauses alarm teachers at SF Catholic schools

    • Feb 8, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO — Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone faced hundreds of teachers from four Catholic high schools Friday for the first time since announcing his intent to include morality clauses in their handbook and labor contract, but did little to ease the anger and fear associated with the new language, teachers said.

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