SAN FRANCISCO — A decade ago, the Vatican’s apostolic visitation of U.S. seminaries led to stronger standards for priestly formation across the country.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco was inspired by that ground-breaking assessment of U.S. seminaries and concluded that a similar study could help boost the Catholic identity of the 14 high schools under his jurisdiction.
“We hear stories of children going through 12 years of Catholic education and then they leave the Church,” Archbishop Cordileone told the Register. “Somehow, we are not instilling a sense of Catholic identity in many of our students.”
“They should be the leaders of the Church,” he said, “but if we don’t...READ MORE