Church v. State in California

As coronavirus cases surge in California, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone struggles to meet competing demands from city officials and local Catholics. Indoor church services, begun again in mid-June, barely lasted two weeks. But now, after a spike in COVID-19 cases in San Francisco, only outdoor Masses and funerals limited to 12 people are permitted, and Archbishop Cordileone appears unwilling to adopt a more confrontational posture.