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Mission Statement

Mission statement

“A primary task of the Catholic newspaper is to give voice to a point of view that reflects Catholic thinking on all ethical and social questions.”

-- Pope Benedict XVI, Nov. 26, 2010, address to the Italian Federation of Italian Weeklies


The official newspaper of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, Catholic San Francisco is charged with sharing in the mission of spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ. It functions as a public communication between the archbishop and the people of the archdiocese as well as a means of credibly informing Catholics in the archdiocese about the church and the faith, locally, nationally and in the world. The paper adheres to professional standards of journalism and at the same time strives to be an instrument of unity, motivation and inspiration.



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