Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone
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Salvatore Joseph Cordileone (born June 5, 1956) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and the archbishop of San Francisco, California.
Cordileone is chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Subcommittee for the Defense of Marriage. He has become known for his outspoken opposition to same-sex civil marriage and LGBT adoption. A conservative theologian, he is known for his willingness to use the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite of Mass.