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Mon Aug 27, 2012, 09:32 PM Aug 2012

Future SF archbishop apologizes for DUI

(08-27) 18:09 PDT SAN DIEGO -- The man set to become the next archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco was arrested Saturday in San Diego on suspicion of drunken driving as he was taking his elderly mother home after having dinner with friends.

Bishop Salvatore Cordileone, 56, was headed along San Diego State University's southern edge when he encountered a sobriety checkpoint, said Officer Mark McCullough. Cordileone was amiable but appeared intoxicated and was arrested at 12:26 a.m., McCullough said.

The bishop was released from jail shortly before noon after posting $2,500 bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned on the misdemeanor charge on Oct. 9.

Cordileone issued a contrite statement Monday, admitting he "was found to be over the California legal blood alcohol level."


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Future SF archbishop apologizes for DUI (Original Post) RandySF Aug 2012 OP
At least it wasn't pedophilia. n/m El Supremo Aug 2012 #1
I don't suppose he had been drinking at Twin Peaks? Firebrand Gary Aug 2012 #2
Let's see--he breaks a law that is supposed to prevent killing people while drunk in the car Starry Messenger Aug 2012 #3
He deserves 5 years in prison Angry Dragon Aug 2012 #4
He should have let the kid drive Tom Ripley Aug 2012 #5

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3. Let's see--he breaks a law that is supposed to prevent killing people while drunk in the car
Mon Aug 27, 2012, 09:56 PM
Aug 2012

but supports making marriage equality illegal, which is absolutely safe and is a social benefit and only involves the people who wish to marry each other. But he gets off with a misdemeanor.

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