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VATICAN CITY – Focusing on poverty and sacrificing for the poor are the heart of the Gospel, not signs of communism, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass.
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis told priests to seek the lost, serve the unwanted and share God’s unconditional love.

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone ordained Marin County natives Cameron Faller and Patrick Summerhays as priests of the Archdiocese of San Francisco June 6 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, in a joyous event that included parents, other family members and family and friends, as ...


Almost 80 family members of San Quentin State Prison inmates traveled by bus from Southern California June 5 to share an early Father’s Day, thanks to a family visitation program started by two Catholic sisters concerned about the welfare of children separated from ...

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has announced the following clergy appointments effective July 1, 2015, unless otherwise noted.

“Hats off, thanks and welcome aboard” are echoing at parishes and schools of the archdiocese: St. Tim’s, San Mateo, bids farewell to administrative assistant Robin Dewar-O’Leary and welcomes new parish manager Jeanne DaSanMartino. In the parish school ...

Archbishop Salvatore J Cordileone has appointed Michael Brown the Director of Communications for the archdiocese, the archdiocese announced June 15. A longtime resident of and parishioner within the archdiocese, Brown has an extensive background in communications, and he has ...

The Nuns of the Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – popularly known throughout North America as “The Sisters of Perpetual Adoration” – were founded in Italy by Mother Mary Magdalene of the Incarnation (born Caterina Sordini; beatified in ...

Deacon Michael Edmond Murphy died June 11 in a hiking accident in the Mount Shasta region of California. He is survived by his wife Natalie and their son Patrick; his mother Patricia Lautze; and his brothers Martin Murphy (Cheryl) and Daniel Murphy (Jenn).

ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Pope Francis accepted the resignations June 15 of Archbishop John C. Nienstedt and Auxiliary Bishop Lee A. Piche of St. Paul and Minneapolis and named coadjutor Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of Newark, New Jersey, a canon lawyer, to be apostolic ...

Church of the Visitacion celebrated Corpus Christi Sunday with a public procession to honor the Real Presence on June 7, keeping alive a tradition that dates to the 13th century.
ST. LOUIS – As the institution of marriage faces unprecedented challenges, the Catholic Church continues to promote and defend marriage as being between one man and one woman, said Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco.
VATICAN CITY – Illness, a common experience in the life of families from childhood until advanced age, was the theme of Pope Francis’ catechesis during his Wednesday. June 11, general audience. “The family has always been the ‘closest hospital,’ ...

Another physician-assisted suicide bill is moving through the California state Legislature. Thankfully, its passage is being impeded by effective practical arguments advanced by a coalition of at-risk interest groups, including disability rights groups, organizations of ...





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