Pope Francis

Monday, May 01, 2023
Archbishop praises parents, students at 34th annual Respect Life Essay Contest Award ceremony

Archbishop Cordileone singled out parents particularly for praise at the annual Respect Life Essay Contest awards. “You are the ones forming them in faith,” he said.

Thursday, July 07, 2022
Archbishop Cordileone, U.S. bishops call for more action on gun violence

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone joined with three other Catholic bishops on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to condemn the July 4 mass shooting at Highland… Read More

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Pope: Catholic marriage is a gift not a formality

Pope Francis said Wednesday that Catholic marriage is a gift, not just a formality or rule. “Marriage is not a formality to be fulfilled. You don’t get married to be… Read More

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
SF Archdiocese synod survey, listening session results are in!

Responding to the invitation of Pope Francis, the Archdiocese of San Francisco reached out to the people of God for their thoughts in advance of the upcoming 2023 Synod of… Read More

Monday, March 28, 2022
Archdiocese committed to seven-year Laudato Si’ Action Platform

Laudato Si’ Action Platform, a new global campaign to bring the message of his 2015 encyclical more fully into the lives of the faithful

Monday, December 06, 2021
Pope Francis: hope for meet with Russian Orthodox leader

On the return flight from Greece, Pope Francis said that a second meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, is being organized. “A meeting… Read More

Monday, October 11, 2021
Pope launches 2-year synodal path with call to ‘encounter, listen, and discern’

By Catholic News Agency Pope Francis formally launched the two-year global consultation process leading to the 2023 Synod on Synodality with a call to “look others in the eye and… Read More

Saturday, October 09, 2021
President Biden picks Vatican envoy

By Kevin Jones, Catholic News Service Former U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana is President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, the White House announced Oct.… Read More