27 July 2012
The Holy Father, Benedict XVI has appointed this day in Rome the new Archbishop-Elect of San Francisco Archbishop Elect Salvatore J. Cordileone, J.C.D. current Bishop of Oakland as the successor to Archbishop George Niederauer. According to the Catholic San Francisco newspaper (CSF), Archbishop George Niederauer announced that the the installation Mass for the new Archbishop will take place on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi (October 4, 2012) on the patronal feast day of the Archdiocese at the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The Community of St. Patrick's Seminary & University congratulates Archbishop-Elect Cordileone and pledges prayer and cooperation in the common work for the good of the people of God in the Church of San Francisco and the many dioceses and archdioceses the seminary serves.
Below is the official announcement from the Holy See in Italian:
Il Santo Padre Benedetto XVI