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SF Archbishop: Children will suffer for generations as a result of gay marriage

Friday, March 22, 2013

San Francisco Catholic Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone explains that a U.S.Supreme Court ruling granting same-sex couples the freedom to marry would have horrible consequences “for generations to come.”

Via USA Today:

To legalize marriage between two people of the same sex would enshrine in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant, and that marriage is essentially an institution about adults, not children; marriage would mean nothing more than giving adults recognition and benefits in their most significant relationship.

How can we do this to our children?

[...]

Why has virtually every known civilization across time and history recognized the need to bring together men and women to make and raise the next generation together? Clearly something important is at stake, or human beings of such different cultures, histories and religions would not come up with the basic idea of marriage as a male-female union over and over again.

When we as a culture abandon that idea and ideal, children suffer, communities suffer, women suffer, and men are dehumanized by being told they aren’t important to the project of family life.

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Treating same-sex relationships as marriage is the final severing by government of the natural link between marriage and the great task of bringing together male and female to make and raise the next generation together in love.

Cordileone has previously said that the term gay marriage should be rarely used because it refers to a “natural impossibility” — much like “male breastfeeding.”

Formerly the bishop of Oakland, Cordileone was appointed archbishop by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

Cordileone has been one of California’s leading opponents of same-sex marriage, and was the principal architect of Proposition 8, the 2008 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

On August 26, 2012, Cordileone was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol at a police checkpoint in San Diego, and spent the night in police custody.

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  1. bishop has no clue to what he is flapping his jaws about. He is just being a bigot.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:33pm
  2. I am sure he meant “Children have suffered for generations as a result of Catholic abusive priest shuffling.”

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:33pm
  3. This idiot should burn

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:34pm
  4. i always believe what ever a catholic person in power says- NOT

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:34pm
  5. And he calls himself a man of God. I am who I am because of my Maker

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:34pm
  6. And your evidence? Please support your ideas with facts. Thanks ArchBishop

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:36pm
  7. Luckily, he won’t be around to witness the devastation.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:37pm
  8. He’s Catholic clergy. So when it comes to making children suffer for generations, this guy knows what he’s talking about. Home field advantage and all that.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:37pm
  9. I wonder how long the children will suffer from the pedophile priests and the many years of cover-up that went into protecting these “men of God.”

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:37pm
  10. as his butt plugg anus maximizer 2000 falls out…lost its gripQ

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:37pm
  11. What’s with the vague details? OK, *how* will they suffer? And you think in some generations, we’ll look back, change all of the laws back to the way they were before and say, ‘Aw, fuck, we really did think same-sex parenthood would work!”? &-{/}

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:38pm
  12. take away the SF archdiocese’s tax exempt status, due to discrimination and inequality NOW

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:38pm
  13. and they wonder why more Americans are leaving the churches and organized religion more than ever.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:38pm
  14. That is part of the reason young people are leaving the Catholic faith because it’s like Archbishops Salvatore Cordileon’s views that are archaic!!! Perhaps if they knew that their congregations due include LGBT parishioners, perhaps their views would change!! It saddens me that not only am I being condemn on who I love my faith as well!!!

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:38pm
  15. Even though it’s demonstrably false, idiots are going to believe him

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:38pm
  16. I’m starting to wonder how people can go to church and still feel like a decent person. It’s literally come to that.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:39pm
  17. And we should listen to a man who wants to live alone and still tell others who and how to love. Geeze, just shut-up.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:39pm
  18. as opposed to them suffering from years of you and your closet case cronies fiddling with their bits in the back of the church? worthless pig bastard these priests are

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:41pm
  19. Ok i’m Catholic . and this guy is full of shit people have the right to love whoever the hell they wanna love

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:41pm
  20. Mr. Salvatore Cordileone what you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:41pm
  21. he looks like he’s made some children suffer on his own.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:41pm
  22. But they haven’t ever suffered under the watch of the Vatican.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:42pm
  23. Some people miss out on the big picture that God has made us so amazing that we can fit into any color of the rainbow and still be loved by Him. Judging is what man does….God is love and that’s all. This man obviously missed that lesson somewhere.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:42pm
  24. more bullshit reasoning by the religious

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:44pm
  25. Speaking like he is some kind of expert! Bah!

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:44pm
  26. well generations to come can get the fuck over it! who in hell these queens in dresses think they are? telling us other queens (in or out of dresses) how to behave! lol if he is so worried about “generations to come” of kids and he is so great of a man then why isn’t he and those other “MEN” in the church not “marrying females and PROCREATING”?

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:45pm
  27. a catholic priest talking about children suffering for generations. Just thought that was kind of funny.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:46pm
  28. Well …. they are the experts on child abuse.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:47pm
  29. So I want to know why do some catholic priests say lgbt people are good and some support discrimination?? You would think that the catholic church would get its story straight. It’s Either One way or the other. They are beginning to look like every other group that can’t get their story straight double talk makes them look just as stupid as other organizations that have double sized positions on public issues. I’m sorry I’m not trying to hurt catholic members feelings but it just makes them look so stupid.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:48pm
  30. I say a vow of celibacy isn’t enough for these pedophile priests…mandatory orchiectomies for Christ.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:48pm
  31. sick..

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:49pm
  32. Oh, I dunno but maybe all the baby raping might cause generations of suffering.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:49pm
  33. Didn’t I recently see him at the gay baths?? He looks awful familiar….

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:51pm
  34. and this coming from an archbishop who is a member of the biggest pedophile ring on earth.. screw him let him burn in hell with his other sisters in the vatican

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:51pm
  35. How true,so,what does it do to cildren,when a priest rapes them.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:51pm
  36. God Help Him, He Knows Not Of What He Speaks!

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:51pm
  37. for someone who enjoys the benefits of separation of church and state sir stick to your church business and keep your nose out of state business .. thank you come again

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:51pm
  38. Because not a single child in existence has ever been abused in a straight marriage. People can be so blind and hypocritical.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:52pm
  39. This guy needs to shut up already.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:53pm
  40. No. They will suffer for generations as a result of the catholic church shuffling round pedophile priests.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:53pm
  41. Sorry but the years of abuse perpetrated by the so -called “men of god” i.e. Catholic priests HAVE caused generations of children to suffer….THAT is fact!! This mans opinion is based on ignorance, and hate and fear ….and personally I can give a crap less about him!

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:54pm
  42. Children have suffer because of his damn church!

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:54pm
  43. If children suffer, it will be because his fellow priests have been molesting innocent children for decades.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:55pm
  44. and this guy stands up and preaches about god??? I thought God Taught Love and Acceptance, huh I guess he missed class the day that they taught that the bible says to love everyone!!!

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:55pm
  45. What an ass! Like the millions of children these sick bastards have destroyed won’t be enough!? The bigger problem is that people believe the stuff he says, even more so because some decrepit old man made him an archbishop!! How many other priests did he have to sleep with to get where he’s at?

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:57pm
  46. He looks gay to me.

    Posted on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:59pm
  47. Of course none will suffer from being molested by a priest.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:00am
  48. How many children are endangered by molesting Priests and drunk drivers? I think we can realize a palpable threat there.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:02am
  49. I want to know what kind of consequences are gay marriage going to have?? 2 people get married and whats the downside here- the church loses money- No, the cities and counties that the families formed will lose money- No, There will be an explosion in homeless rates-No, There will be an explosion of number of children born- No, The natural idea of marriage will be under attack from s-s marriage- No-Still called marriage- children will be less loved by 2 fathers or 2 mothers- No, Actually the truth is same-sex partners have a lower divorce rate then hetero couples have. So I don’t see an actual downside to letting people that are in love get married regardless of who they are.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:03am
  50. people have suffered for generations from homophobia hate and racism already hows gay marriage gonna do any of that

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:03am
  51. E.T. Turner that dude would smack on a cock LOL

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:03am
  52. Children have been suffering for hundreds of years at the hands of the Catholic. Then again, so has everyone else suffered at their hands too.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:04am
  53. So Salvatore can see into the future and what no comments about the horrible consequences from hundreds, thousands of priests. Elena, you had it right.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:10am
  54. First, the church needs to get out of politics or get taxed. Second, studies done over 20 years show that gay parents are far better then straight equivalents so hush Archbishop and focus on what you do know not what you don’t !!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:10am
  55. And if ANYONE knows how to damage children, and make them suffer…

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:11am
  56. This is not B.C. hair club for men. Children have suffered all the way up into adulthood because of the lack of marriage equality. Teaching them its bad teaches others bullying is good, not a bright idea.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:11am
  57. by the way I am gay and I was raised by two heterosexuals! how does that factor in your equation

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:13am
  58. I mean in your book queers can’t raise kids..so how do straights raise queers sir?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:14am
  59. well I guess the church might lose money and membership as things change although I doubt it. I love how every time that one of these priests has another vision from God they come out publicly with their vision and guess what it has already been refuted by science and other public information that shows their position is wrong, uh oh!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:17am
  60. More likely they’re worried there will be less children to molest.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:19am
  61. Don’t count on it When children are loved and NOT Raped……They feel safe.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:20am
  62. The Catholic Church would know all about making children suffer, though, doesn’t it?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:26am
  63. done with them!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:26am
  64. Gay parents….the ones ive seen on tv are guilty mostly of spoiling their children…how is it better to be shuffled from foster home to foster home? These people with archaic ideas are the ones harming children….

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:29am
  65. Said the priest who live in San Fran…

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:32am
  66. im suffering your weird face right now you judgemental prick. Children suffer everyday from neglect, starvation and trafficking. Not homes, love and structure.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:34am
  67. and what priests do to children won’t?!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:35am
  68. Dude looks a little light in his loafers if you ask me…asshat.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:37am
  69. I’d say raising a kid catholic is more harmful than being raised by gay parents.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:40am
  70. Children and families will suffer for generations because of bigotry… oh, wait- that is our current reality…

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:51am
  71. Cordileone is a total lying POS and should be ridden out of San Francisco on a rail, after being tastefully decorated with tar and feathers. He’s a complete failure as an example of Christian truth, charity and lovingkindness.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:53am
  72. Oh, get real.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:54am
  73. the children that his priests molest will suffer for generations he means

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:55am
  74. Children have suffered for generations because of the epidemic of pedophile priests. I’m positive that they’ll be a lot better off with gay marriage than with priests.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:55am
  75. Take your dick and shove it up your OWN ASS! Your no better then any one else on this planet, and that arrogance in your smile,is that the look you give to get the boys in your bedroom? Your fucking idiots ,why don’t you take a long walk off a short pier……….yeah that’s the ticket,…..short pier

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:57am
  76. Don’t let him on stage at Yoshi’s! :-/

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:58am
  77. Amen to both of the above!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:02am
  78. He’s only saying that so he can mollest kids and direct the attention to his stupid words instead of his lewd acts.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:06am
  79. Pedophile!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:08am
  80. Forgive him Father for he knows not what he has done!
    (A former Catholic Priest who is NOT a molester and know most are not)!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:09am
  81. He’s a pompous ass.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:18am
  82. This bozo, one of the chief architects of Prop 8, was Ratzinger’s ‘fuck you’ to the San Francisco gay community. The absolute, unmitigated gall of this prick, or anyone in that corrupt hierarchy, to speak about generations of suffering children.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:42am
  83. Children have been suffering for CENTURIES as a result of The Roman Catholic Church!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:48am
  84. Children will suffer for generations as a result of hatred and intolerance.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:53am
  85. As opposed to religious wars, inquisitions, missions that brainwash indigenous people and take their kids from their parents…..right!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:53am
  86. Stop deflecting!!!!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:13am
  87. You know, as opposed to the ones they like to fondle and rape

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:22am
  88. how can such a large church of god with such a big flock say something so ignorant…and not think we all see beyond it….give me a break…so sad. =[

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:57am
  89. Sad, sick bunch of people….

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:04am
  90. The suffering of gay’s kids is more due to other’s rejections and bullying, and it is nothing compared to the suffering of children as a result of pedophilia within churches and catholic schools… They should mind their own busisness before saying anything !

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:12am
  91. Let me see…there has been child abuse, child neglect, child abandonment, child molestation, child murder and countless other atrocities committed against children by what the church calls “traditional” parents. We could say that “traditional” parents would cause children to suffer, but we don’t. Good and bad parents are in everybody. Just because one wants to marry the same gender or the opposite, doesn’t guarantee what kind of parent they will be.

    Instead of worrying about the gender of the parents, lets concentrate on the homeless children, the hungry children, and the forgotten children. Please stop all this hate talk, it only confuses children and teaches them to hate.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:13am
  92. I’m ASHAMED to have been raised Roman Catholic .

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:26am
  93. yet famous straight people who spend millions on thier weddings then get divored shortly afterwards is not ruining it and showing the next generation bad example

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:32am
  94. As opposed to priest raping children

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:41am
  95. ofgs! They just INSIST on being ignorant, don’t they? Children will suffer for GENERATIONS as a result of pedophile priests!!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:45am
  96. A generation of children has already proven to be damaged by the rapes and coverups done by the clergy of the Catholic church. Spare me the bullcrap padre!!!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:45am
  97. Lol Insert your own pedophile joke. Some folks leave themselves wide open.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:50am
  98. Having two parents who want to be together and who love one another …. absolutely DEVASTATING to children. Geez buddy – go back to your rock and crawl under it – will ya?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:52am
  99. Not true! Children will continue to suffer due to hate , bigotry, intolerance and that list can go on…Has nothing to do with Gay’s getting married which BTW is “just” a marriage – not a gay marriage but just a marriage…other countries have been doing this for years- you know – that thing called gays getting married and has not effected children OR anything else.. Using the so called gay marriage is going to ruin everything is just a damn excuse – these people need move on…

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:53am
  100. the greatest cause of the children’s suffering comes from people of faith….. if the goal was to protect all children, would we not be passionate to ban faith?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:59am
  101. I think this bishop needs to address all of the suffering at the ‘hands’ of Catholic priests first. Clean up your own house before preaching to others!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 4:32am
  102. bs

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 4:39am
  103. No generations of children will suffer because of Catholic priests’ child sexual abuse and the Archbisops who covered it all up.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 4:47am
  104. DB!!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 4:53am
  105. DUMB ASS no they will not. they will suffer because you make them suffer with the crap that you fill in their heads that gay, lesbian, Bi, and transgender is wrong. IT IS WRONG, ‘WE WERE BORN THIS WAY” DUMB ASS. I’m gay and my parent’s were straight SO. You don’t think they played mind games.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:00am
  106. Asshole

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:01am
  107. Bull shit.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:02am
  108. well as a priest he is well aware of how to make children suffer for generations, it is their job!!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:09am
  109. why is this news? they always say this shit. fucking useless alarmist bullshit.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:09am
  110. Go away

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:17am
  111. “On August 26, 2012, Cordileone was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol at a police checkpoint in San Diego, and spent the night in police custody.” hahahaha, sounds like he needs some help himself before he goes out and condoms others. Typical catholic.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:18am
  112. Sexual abuse by pedophilic priests in reality have made children suffer for generations, but you don’t hear them saying that, do you?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:21am
  113. How can these people say how children will be affected by same sex marriage when in fact it hasn’t even happened yet , if they could see the future don’t you think they could overt any and all issues that are about to arise?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:27am
  114. …agreed, Martin, and they suffer knowing that the CHURCH that should have protected them protects the perpetrators instead and that those perps were moved around so they could damage the lives of OTHER children!!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:28am
  115. Does this mean as a result more priest will molest children

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:31am
  116. Racism yikes. A shame gods churches are so corrupt with hate being preached as if its right…god would frown on this fool for treating his/her LGBT child(he/she loves equally)so horribly. God loves LGBT (because he/she made them).

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:32am
  117. I say children will suffer a lifetime for generations of PRIEST rape…..sponsored by God.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:46am
  118. Oh yes, just like freeing slaves, integration, and interracial marriage, right? Stale, stale rhetoric…

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:47am
  119. The American Pediatric Association supports gay families and we’re supposed to listen to a priest from a religion that condoned pedophilia? Move on your time is over!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:57am
  120. There is so much anecdotal evidence to reveal that his point of view is based on bias and bigotry.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 5:58am
  121. Funny the same people that use these “scare tactics” about gay marriage are the same ones that said removing “Dont Ask, Dont Tell” would ruin the military and unit cohesion…..hmmm

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:01am
  122. Our society is suffering because bigots like you….Priest.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:04am
  123. brb im shitting on this guy’s face r/n

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:13am
  124. How about trauma from sexual abuse by priest. And the church that protects them…..

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:14am
  125. Not as much as they would from our country’s failure to implement solid assault weapons legislation.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:15am
  126. I believe I f*#ked him in the bushes at Delores Park

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:17am
  127. As if the f%#}ing Catholic Church is in ANY position to give a sound opinion about it

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:22am
  128. Catholic priests talking about children suffering…

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:22am
  129. Yeah, because this jackass knows so much about marriage. The Catholic Church is laughable in its stupidity. Not to mention its corruption.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:29am
  130. How would you know? Have you ever been married? Had children?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:31am
  131. lol, what a hypocrite!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:37am
  132. Gay tendecy to rape altar boys back in the day is a result of what?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:38am
  133. Take a moment to consider the hypocrocy of a priest talking about the suffering of children.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:39am
  134. Yawn, their usual shit.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:42am
  135. But not NEARLY as many as the generations of children who have suffered at the hands of Pedo Priests!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:58am
  136. We will quote you on that when these children become healthier minded adults free of negative branding as to gender biased roles!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:03am
  137. No, children suffer because narrow minded bigots like this are too closeted to admit they like men too! And when they do that they repress their sexuality so much they snap and go after little kids. That’s the problem. Not gay people. God I hate religion… Pun intended

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:06am
  138. And speaking of making children’s live’s miserable, they should know best.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:18am
  139. No “archbishop” pedophilia will make the children suffer. Priests have that on lockdown you ASSHOLE PEDOPHILE FUCKER

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:21am
  140. A doomsday warning from Archbishop Cordileone, the 56 year old virgin. Relevance? None. Attention must not be paid.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:24am
  141. Says the Alcoholic DRUNK DRIVING Archcocksucker. …as if he has room to talk!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:24am
  142. Religious zealots such as this person need to pull their noses out of that little black book of fairy tales that they wrongly believe is “truth” and begin reading some of the scientific research that is beginning to clearly demonstrate that children raised by a same-sex couple fair better in society. Furthermore, then grow learning that bigotry and discrimination are hurtful to other people and they have no place in our society. I truly hope that live long enough to see the day when we all live in harmony.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:27am
  143. Who the Fuk do these priests think they are. Butt the Fuk out and keep ur bigoted attitude to urself.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:31am
  144. Wow. Like he has any business talking about making kids’ lives miserable…

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:32am
  145. I should be more angry about his idiotic comments but all I feel for this man is pity! He is truly full of hate and bigotry! Sad little man…

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:33am
  146. well, children have been suffering for generations as a result of straight marriages too

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:40am
  147. How?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:47am
  148. gross! what do you base your statement on………….????

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:51am
  149. follow up on previous comment: it’s useless to bring up yet another fucking news article about ANYONE in the church saying ridiculous shit about people other than white cis het males being holier than thou because that IS their fucking mantra. it’s alarmist. instead of saying “i can’t believe this!!” let’s try to get together and knock them the fuck down. they’ve got so much power. easier said than done, but it can be done.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:51am
  150. Yeah, they’ll suffer if they get molested by him and his Catholic cohorts. STFU, jerkwad! You speak for no god, only for one of the most insidious machines the world ahs ever known, your church. Blech!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7:52am
  151. What the hell does he know about raising children? Isn’t he a single childless man?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:10am
  152. children who are in a family that actually had to fight for their right to actually have them are more loved and wanted than these babies who are “oops” pregnancies. And what does this guy know about children or marriage anyways!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:17am
  153. What’s that clown? Love?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:21am
  154. Children will continue to suffer in the hands of Catholic Priests.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:24am
  155. This sounds more like he is threatening the children of gay couple.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:28am
  156. only because of ignorant people like him…who (for whatever reason) strive on perpetuating hate. Instead of just letting love be.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:44am
  157. he is so wrong

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:46am
  158. Schmuck

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:49am
  159. says a church full of pedophiles!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8:55am
  160. So then why did God make gay people?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:07am
  161. God made people! Satan gave them temptation!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:09am
  162. I was going to comment but Patrick pretty much said it all. Well spoken, sir!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:22am
  163. Native Americans performed ceremonies for same sex couple hundreds or years ago. The Greeks? Um pretty sure the idea has been around for thousands of years.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:24am
  164. Because of gay marriage or because of the molestation from the priests and the continual cover up from the Vatican?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:25am
  165. Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:28am
  166. yeah have another drink you lush. typical hypocrite of the church

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:28am
  167. He’s afraid that gay parents would keep their children away from the brain-washing Catholic Church and all of their pedophile priest.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:28am
  168. Children have suffered for centuries at the hands of he catholic church.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:31am
  169. They already suffer from church and religion. Why don’t we give the other guys a try and see. I bet we prove him wrong.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:31am
  170. so children of gay parents suffer? explain w/o your fake facts…there is more suffering in hetro marriages with drugs abuse and of course GOING t oyour PRIESt for advise..like shopping for children…sick basterd the happiness of the childre nSHOULD Be your MAIN coneren not your bigotry and ignorance

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:56am
  171. Oh I’m sorry, I didn’t know you were God and could see everything children sees. Go on, explain more until we actually give a fuck. Oh and I wanna point this out, over years they did a test and proven that children with gay parents are just as happy as with straight parents.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:56am
  172. Hatemonger

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:57am
  173. He’s entitled to his Bigoted opinions but what about the facts? 18,000 G&L couples ARE ALREADY legally married in CA and nobody has suffered because of those marraiges. Prop 8 did NOT rescind those marraiges that took place prior to the vote of banning Same-Sex marraige. Religion hasn’t gone away, people are still having children, civilization as we know it has not ended. These constant arguments against same-sex marraige have NO MERIT whatsoever.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:01am
  174. Children have suffered for 2000 years because of his awful religion… Fuck him and his opinion

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:02am
  175. they will suffer cuz of the kid fuckers like him pardon my language

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:05am
  176. He clearly regrets the life he chose and is trying to make others pay for his misery.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:05am
  177. He’s ignorant……plain and simple! However, spewing this hate spawns the hate crimes we see happening against gays! Shame on the Catholic Church!!!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:14am
  178. Really!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:18am
  179. he is a disgrace to the Christ he purports to uphold.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:20am
  180. funny how these folks NEVER explain how they came to these unsubstantiated conclusions. Absolutely no fact other than their totally biased opinion. His opinion is worth less than mine because he is not honest that this is just a personal opinion.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:24am
  181. Whaaaat?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:28am
  182. They know the fear based power they hold over people via their book of rules and lessons supposedly from a “higher power” is slipping so they’re adding more fear to fire in hopes of reigning in those on the fence back to their arms & keeping their followers in line. Nice try, padre. We we know all about your elixir and we’re not buying it.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:33am
  183. What a load of trash… they shouldn’t force everyone to live under the rules of their religion. Those who are faithful should be able to choose to practice as their faith calls for, those who are not faithful/believe differently should have the right to marry who the hell they want. I’d be pissed if the church makes it where I couldn’t marry my partner, even though I’m not in that practice of faith. Trash, trash, and more damn trash.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:49am
  184. I wonder if the “archbishop,” prays for death as much as I do. I pray that the 4 years of high school will magically disappear from my mind. I hope that some day that the perv that raped and molested me for those years gets his justice. The church passes me off like I was a piece of host, without thought. It is funny he calls our life style suffering. He goes not know the beginning of suffering that “church” has put me through. No caring for us survivors. They just want to hide it, and erase the sex abuse. When will they learn?

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:51am
  185. More hate from the people who sponsored the Inquisition.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:05am
  186. Just like all the boys who were molested in the 70′s to mid 90′s that were covered up! You know that generation!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:11am
  187. And they wonder why their popularity is shrinking. How sick.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:17am
  188. Children left in the foster care system or never adopted always do so well with no loving parents. What a jerk.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:35am
  189. Of course “Church sanctioned PEDOPHILIA” is just fine. God called, HE is sick of your crap.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:51am
  190. Obama does not support people who kills anyone.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:08pm
  191. no they suffer because you priest rape them and traumatize them for life douche bag

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:16pm
  192. F H C S

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:21pm
  193. some priest he is…

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 12:39pm
  194. what does this drunk think he is to talk about anything

    http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/DUI-charge-for-future-SF-archbishop-3818655.php

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:08pm
  195. They will suffer because their gay parents will have the sense to take them out of Catholic schools and send them to therapy for all of the years they’ve been raped, molested, and tortured by alcoholic, pedophile priests and nuns. Yes, they will “suffer” while they are healing, but at least they will suffer no more abuse. Fucking stupid catholic twat.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:09pm
  196. Atheists, lgbt (lesbian, gay…), woman (abortion, contraception…) have one thing in common. Their lives are being burdened by religions. Together, we can end the oppressions. Join us world atheist, like, share and educate.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:28pm
  197. Giving married couples the freedom to divorce is not setting a very good example. Transferring pedophile priests around and not prosecuting them is a bad example. Opposite sex couples having sex out of marriage not a good example. Married persons cheating on a partner not a good example. Love has no limits. Same gender love deserves equal civil rights. Religion will be free to continue its discriminatory holier than thou anti-freedom doctrine.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:39pm
  198. DITTO, WELL PUT! Thanks Glen

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:26pm
  199. If you are not speaking from experience, then how do you know???

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:21pm
  200. So says….Father Celibate.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 3:51pm
  201. Yeah, because the catholic church is really in a position to talk about children. Give me a F….. Break and shut the F… Up!

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 4:22pm
  202. that is a terrible way to think. i remember that outlook – i hope i can shake it quickly.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:45pm
  203. No allowing them to be put into a position where they can be harmed by pedophile priests is what is going to harm them worse. Allowing them to be with gay parents is actually good for them. The gay parents actually care more about their children then the foster system does, gay parents take better care of their children, gay parents get the appropriate care medical/psych, etc, gay parents are actually better than straight parents and keeping them in an indoctrination program like the catholic schools actually could potentially put them at worse harm.

    Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:21pm
  204. i love God although this is shameful. its people like these that are the reason why so many people would rather die than to be hated for who they really are. this is not wht christoanity is abt. he shouldve known better..

    Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 1:17am
  205. Arrogant priest

    Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 5:35am
  206. how many of our children end their lives prematurely because of zelaots like Cordileone. You make our children suffer and have for generations gone by.

    Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 6:12am
  207. Men like him give us believers a bad name

    Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 6:20am