- Salvatore J. Cordileone
Bishop Salvatore J. Corileone (born in
San Diego, Californiaon June 5 1956) [ [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bcordi.html Catholic-Hierarchy.org] ] is an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, California. He was ordained a priest on July 9, 1982, and is the titular bishop of Natchesium( Natchez, Mississippi). He was appointed auxiliary bishop of San Diego by Pope John Paul IIon July 5, 2002, and was consecrated bishop on August 21, 2002 [ [http://www.diocese-sdiego.org/set.asp?link=bishop.htm&in=Bishops Biography] , Diocese of San Diego website] .
He attended Crawford High School in San Diego, as well as
San Diego State University, the University of San Diegoand St. Francis Seminary. He also studied at the Pontifical North American College. After ordination he returned to Rome and obtained a doctorate in canon law. [ [http://johnfry.com/pages/Cordileone.html "S.D. native named to auxiliary bishop post"] Sandi Dolbee, "San Diego Union-Tribune", July 6, 2002]
ervice as bishop
He serves on the episcopal advisory board of the Institute for Religious Life [ [http://www.religiouslife.com/board_irl.phtml "IRL Board of Directors and Advisory Boards"] ] . At the annual meeting of the U.S. bishops in Baltimore in November, 2006, in the course of consideration of the document which issued as "Happy Are Those Who Are Called to His Supper" [ [http://www.nccbuscc.org/dpp/Eucharist.pdf "Happy Are Those Who Are Called to His Supper":On Preparing to Receive Christ Worthily in the Eucharist] , p. 9] he proposed to the gathered bishops that the use of contraception should be included in a list of thoughts or actions constituting grave matter [ [http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06319/738380-84.stm "U.S. Catholic bishops tackle contraception, gays, communion"] , Ann Rodgers, "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette", November 15, 2006] .The proposal was defeated, although a separate document approved at the meeting mentioned that the Catholic Church says that "contraception is objectively immoral." [ [http://www.nccbuscc.org/laity/marriage/MarriedLove.pdf "Married Love and the Gift of Life"] , p. 4]
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