Announcement from the Office of Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone:
Archbishop George Niederauer has died today, May 2, 2017 at Nazareth House in San Rafael, within the Archdiocese of San Francisco. He was 80 years of age and had been living at Nazareth House for several months following a diagnosis of interstitial lung disease. Archbishop Niederauer was the eighth Archbishop of San Francisco.
Please join Cardinal Levada, Archbishop John Quinn, Bishop Bill Justice, Bishop Ignatius Wang and me in praying for the repose of the soul of Archbishop Niederauer.
Please visit the Memorial Page for full obituary, condolences, and video of Funeral Mass.