Cordileone has been particularly outspoken in church opposition to same-sex matrimony as chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage, a role that has put him at odds with many Catholics in the largely gay-friendly Bay area.
He also led church support for the 2008 voter-approved California state constitutional amendment, Proposition 8, that banned gay marriage.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Pope's choice to preside over 500,000 San Francisco Catholics, Salvatore Cordileone, is taken into police custody in San Diego
It was drunk driving. He should have let his mom drive; she was with him. Ronnie Cohen of Reuters notes: