Meet Nancy Pelosi’s New Archbishop

By: Saturday July 28, 2012 9:00 am

On the Feast day of St. Francis, the Archdiocese of San Francisco will officially receive its new archbishop: Salvatore Cordileone. Between now and then, things will be very interesting for Catholics on both sides of the San Francisco Bay. Cordileone headed the Catholic church’s efforts to oppose marriage equality and pass Prop 8, for which he was elevated to become Bishop of Oakland and head of the USCCB’s anti-marriage equality programs nationally.

And now he’s going to be Nancy Pelosi’s new bishop.

Nancy may want to take communion often before October 4th. Something tells me she may have difficulty with that once Cordileone arrives on her side of the Bay.

 

Bishops vs Catholic Healthcare West, and Why We All Should Worry

By: Wednesday December 22, 2010 7:15 pm

Another Roman Catholic bishop — Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix — has revoked the right of a hospital to call itself Catholic over a dispute as to whether a life-saving procedure that results in the end of a pregnancy can ever be acceptable.

Thankfully, the professionals of St. Joseph’s Hospital stood up to the bishop. But this won’t be the last time a hospital is threatened by the hierarchy of the Catholic church, and that should worry everyone, regardless of your beliefs.

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