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The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

L.A. archdiocese reiterates support for religious sisters in convent dispute

After a story in the New York Post sparked new interest the drama of a years-long legal dispute involving Katy... Read more

Katy Perry arrive at the 2013 MusiCares PErson of the Year Gala in Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 8, 2013.

Katy Perry convent real estate drama reignites

Sister Rita Callanan, the last surviving member of the Order of the Most Holy and Immaculate Heart of the Blessed... Read more

Archbishop José Horacio Gomez of Los Angeles. CNA file photo.

California bishops announce compensation program for abuse victims

Bishops in California announced May 14 a new program to compensate victims of clerical sexual abuse, through which any person... Read more

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

Calif. attorney general investigating LA archdiocese sex abuse files

The California Attorney’s General’s Office this week wrote a letter to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, announcing that it will... Read more

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

L.A. archdiocese pays abuse victim of layman $8 million

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has agreed to pay $8 million to a female teenager who was sexually abused and... Read more

Bishop David Prescott Talley was named bishop of Memphis March 5, 2019.

Pope Francis appoints bishops of Memphis, Fresno, names new auxiliary for LA

Pope Francis appointed new bishops Tuesday to lead the dioceses of Memphis and Fresno, also naming a new auxiliary bishop... Read more

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L.A. Auxiliary Bishop Salazar resigns after misconduct allegation found credible

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Alexander Salazar of Los Angeles Wednesday after the archdiocese’s oversight board found... Read more

Sisters of St. Joseph will not defend embezzling LA sisters

The two religious sisters accused of embezzling from a California Catholic school face a criminal investigation, and will not be... Read more

LA archdiocese to press charges against sisters accused of embezzlement

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles will file a criminal complaint against religious sisters who have been accused of embezzling from... Read more

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles archdiocese updates list of priests credibly accused of abuse

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has updated its list of priests credibly accused of sexual abuse... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, California.

LA archbishop offers prayers for victims following attack

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles has offered prayers for the victims, and all who were affected by a... Read more

Traditional dancing before a Mass in celebraiton of the canonization of St. Oscar Romero. Image courtesy of Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Thousands gather in L.A. archdiocese to celebrate St. Oscar Romero

St. Oscar Romero was canonized by Pope Francis Oct. 14, together with six other new saints. That same day, an... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles at an immigration summit at Christ Cathedral, Feb. 27, 2016. Courtesy of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

How the L.A. archdiocese is supporting separated immigrant families

Through Guadalupe Radio the Archdiocese of Los Angeles raised more than $90,000 last month to help reunited separated immigrant families... Read more

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

Annual Mass honors 'rich cultural diversity' of Los Angeles archdiocese

With nearly five million Catholics, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is not only the largest diocese in the United States,... Read more

New L.A. STEM school inspired by JPII

John Paul II taught often that science and religion follow complementary paths toward the same goal- truth. A new high... Read more

A bishop's pectoral cross.

Los Angeles' newest auxiliary bishop is a cancer survivor

On Thursday Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Marc V. Trudeau, who survived lymphoma in 2008, an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese... Read more

Sister Catherine Rose Holzman.

Nun involved in Katy Perry real estate dispute dies in court

Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, 89, was one of five remaining members of her religious community, the Sisters of the Immaculate... Read more

New Los Angeles ministry aims to help families of the imprisoned

Families with loved ones in prison are feeling isolated, and a new initiative of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles venerates an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Catheral of Our Lady of the Angels, Dec. 12, 2017.

Thousands gather in LA to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

In honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, thousands of Catholics attended midnight Mass at the Los Angeles cathedral following festivities... Read more

LA convent real estate dispute ends in favor of archdiocese, Katy Perry

This week, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and singer Katy Perry were awarded a joint $10 million sum for punitive... Read more