Archbishop’s message of congrats for hometown team

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone congratulates the Giants. (Courtesy/ Catholic San Francisco)

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone congratulates the Giants. (Courtesy/ Catholic San Francisco)

By now the parade is well underway in San Francisco where the Giants are celebrating their World Series victory over the Kansas City Royals with a big parade, to be followed by a celebration on the east steps of City Hall.

Early estimates said a crowd of 2 million was expected to turn out for the festivities.

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone was among those rooting for the hometown team during the World Series. He enjoys attending the Giants games during the regular season, although he has only been able to get to a handful of home games.

But as a true Giants fan, during the playoffs, Archbishop Cordileone added orange to the clerical white collar so he was wearing (clerical) black and orange — the Giants colors.

When they brought home the win, he also taped a congratulatory message for the champions:

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