Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco was installed as the metropolitan archbishop in 2012. In 2008, he came to national attention when, as an auxiliary bishop in the Diocese of San Diego, he helped spearhead a campaign that won voter approval of Proposition 8, which effectively banned same-sex “marriage” in the Golden State. Proposition 8 was subsequently overturned following a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
In 2009, he was appointed the fourth bishop of Oakland and was named the chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage.
Since his arrival in San Francisco, he has focused on priestly renewal, seminary...READ MORE