Archbishop José H. Gomez

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On Sept. 20, more than 1,800 people of faith will gather in prayer to celebrate their Catholic faith from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Cathedral of...

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Last week, I had the privilege of speaking to around nine thousand middle school and high school students from the Catholic schools of the Los...

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As I finish this column, I am in El Paso, Texas. Later today, I will cross the border with my brother bishops from the United States and join the...

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On Dec. 17, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels Adopt-A-Family Christmas Program will knock on the doors of at least 500 families living in the...

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Thumbnail gomez col 1 1 After the Hobby Lobby case

The U.S. Supreme Court made a good decision this week in recognizing that Hobby Lobby’s owners can follow their religious beliefs and conscience in...

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In the face of the mass murders in Orlando, Florida, this weekend, it is difficult to write. It is complicated and frustrating and it feels like...

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America’s next saint will be the man who evangelized California and is associated with the beginnings of Los Angeles. Pope Francis announced...

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Coming from a big family, high school senior Karen Galicia is used to looking after other children. It was a natural fit when she started...

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There was still an hour left before the procession to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe began Dec. 4 in East Los Angeles. Still, Elsie Romera took her...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 376847752 A Phoenix bishop's plea to voters and politicians: no votes for abortion

Phoenix, Ariz., Sep 20, 2016 / 06:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics should be consistent in public life and need to make protecting innocent life a...

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Thumbnail usccb vp archbishop gomez ‘A quiet leader’: Archbishop Gomez begins serving as the vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Election Day did little to put aside divisions within the nation. While some felt vindicated by the outcome, others took to the streets in...

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The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has released an offical announcement from Archbishop José H. Gomez regarding the Memorial of St. Patrick (St....

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MODESTO — Fear, uncertainty and terror are part of the immigrant experience in Los Angeles, Archbishop José H. Gomez said Feb. 17 during a panel on...

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Thumbnail cardinal dinardo archbishop gomez Archbishop Gomez becomes first Latino vice president of the USCCB

Archbishop José H. Gomez will serve as the first Latino vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The archbishop was elected vice...

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Thumbnail dt2927 Archbishop Gomez calls on the faithful to ‘show forth image of God’ in pastoral letter

The answer to society’s dysfunctions can be found in one person: Jesus Christ. That message is at the core of Archbishop José H. Gomez’ new...

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Thumbnail lucaslamadrid archbishopjosegomez Archbishop Gomez celebrates inaugural Mass for Marymount president Lucas Lamadrid, Ph.D.

On Oct. 22, Archbishop José H. Gomez celebrated the inaugural Mass for the seventh president of Marymount California University in Rancho Palos...

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Thumbnail 2017 cardinals awards adla Archbishop Gomez celebrates the generous service and talents of six Catholics at Cardinal’s Awards Dinner

On March 11, six members of the Los Angeles Catholic community received the 2017 29th Cardinal’s Awards for their extensive and distinguished...

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Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 2, 2016 / 01:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Faithful Catholics need to be aware of the ever-increasing serious threats to...

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