Monday, August 27, 2012

New Archbishop of San Francisco and strategist for Prop 8 arrested for DUI

Oakland Bishop Salvatore Cordileone, who was recently named by Pope Benedict as the new Archbishop of San Francisco and a leading strategist in the campaign to pass Proposition 8 in California, was arrested for driving under the influence, the San Diego Union Tribune reports:

Bishop Salvatore J. Cordileone, 56, who was appointed archbishop in July, was taken into custody Saturday at 12:26 a.m. after being stopped on College Avenue near Montezuma Road, police said. Cordileone, who is a San Diego native, was booked into county jail on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence and later posted bail... The Archdiocese of San Francisco has not returned a call asking for comment on the arrest.

Via Towleroad
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