By signing this open letter you consent to have your name publicly listed as a signatory, and published below the text of this letter in the newspaper.
BACKGROUND: Any one who agrees with the content of this open letter to Pope Francis is welcome to sign. However, we are primarily seeking the signatures of Catholics located in the San Francisco archdiocese (which includes the San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin counties) . The goal is to publish this open letter, accompanied by the signatures of the thousands of ordinary local Catholics who support Archbishop Cordileone, in the San Francisco Chronicle. This letter is a response to the recent "open letter" from 100 so-called "prominent" San Francisco Catholics asking Pope Francis to replace Archbishop Cordileone.