Fact Check On If Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone Arrested For DUI In San Francisco: Here Is What To About The Chargers
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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was arrested for DUI charges.

The man, who is slated to become the next archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco was detained on suspicion of drunken driving in San Diego on Saturday while driving his elderly mother home after dinner with friends.

Fact Check On If Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone Arrested For DUI In San Francisco: Here Is What To About The Chargers

Officer Mark McCullough said Oakland Diocese Bishop Salvatore Cordileone was driving along the southern boundary of San Diego State University when he came across a sobriety checkpoint.

Fact Check: Was Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone Arrested For DUI?

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was pleasant but seemed inebriated when he was apprehended at 12:26 a.m., according to McCullough.

After posting a $2500 bond, the bishop was released from custody shortly before noon. On Oct. 9, he will be arraigned on the misdemeanor offense.

“I was discovered to be over the California legal blood alcohol limit,” Cordileone said in a statement released Monday. “I sincerely repent for my erroneous judgment and the embarrassment I have brought upon the Church and myself,” the bishop added.

“I shall return society’s due, and I beg forgiveness from my family, friends, and coworkers in the Diocese of Oakland and the Archdiocese of San Francisco.”

Cordileone’s LGBT detractors have expressed optimism that his incarceration will cause the Vatican to reconsider his role.

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The San Diego City Attorney’s Office, which prosecutes misdemeanor DUI violations, stated on a report on the arrest had been received.

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was ordained in the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, where he was born and raised. He had not been arrested before, according to the police.

Cordielone was appointed of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin counties by Pope Benedict XVI in late July.

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Netizens are commenting on Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone being charged with DUI. Twitter has been flooded with many commenters.

One of the Twitter users wrote from the account @Hapjamlaw that reads, “On Sunday morning, we remember Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, who denied communion to Rep, Nancy Pelosi, even as we remember other acts of the Catholic Chruch.

They are rape, child abuse, torture, burning of women at the stake, forced conversions & the genocide of indigenous peoples.

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