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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

San Francisco archbishop-elect Salvatore Cordileone arrested for drink driving | GlobalPost

San Francisco’s Roman Catholic archbishop-elect has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving just weeks before he is due to take over the top job.

The Associated Press reported that Reverend Salvatore Cordileone was stopped at a police checkpoint near the San Diego State University campus in the early hours of Saturday.  

The 56-year-old was taken into custody and released after posting $2,500 bail, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported.


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The League for the Protection of Stereotypes strikes again.

Posted by: dearieme | Aug 29, 2012 2:31:00 PM

Well...god thing he'll have a driver from now on

Posted by: titan | Aug 30, 2012 6:42:33 AM

It is a sad state of affairs when a Roman Catholic person thinks, "thank heaven it wasn't an arrest involving underage boys."

In any event, our bench just ain't that deep these days.

Posted by: anymouse | Sep 2, 2012 9:17:11 AM