- May 25, 2020
Established in 1883 to carry on the historic mission of Catholic education to enlighten and empower the vulnerable and voiceless, ICA Cristo Rey Academy in San Francisco fulfills its ministry by joining with 152 corporate partners to integrate professional work experience with a four-year college prep curriculum and give economically disadvantaged girls a career-enhancing edge.
Cardinal William J. Levada was remembered as a friend, family member, pastor and churchman who was “truly present to the core of his being.”
San Francisco arts commissioners have voted to remove a statue that shows a Native American man at the feet of a conquering Spanish cowboy and Catholic missionary.
The eighth archbishop of San Francisco, George H. Niederauer, died on May 2 at 80. Niederauer served in San Francisco from 2006 to 2012. The archbishop supported traditional family and the right to life, defended religious freedom, and actively supported immigrant rights.
Blame it on those San Francisco values. That’s what the Rev. Joseph Illo believes is driving the uproar around his decision not to train girls to be altar servers at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. “I think the Church’s insistence on the distinctiveness of gender, that being male and