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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

Sep 28, 2018

By Perry West

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

Sep 12, 2018

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

Aug 8, 2018

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

Apr 5, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

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

Mar 12, 2018

By Mary Farrow

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

Jan 17, 2018

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

Dec 12, 2017

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

Dec 6, 2017

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

LA Archdiocese creates website to take action for DACA youth

Nov 30, 2017

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, CA has encouraged Catholics in the U.S. to advocate for an extension to... Read more

How Los Angeles Catholics help the homeless

Oct 19, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

With growing numbers of people suffering homelessness in the expensive megalopolis of Los Angeles, Catholics and people of other religions... Read more

Amid nationwide controversy, St Junipero Serra statue vandalized in L.A.

Aug 21, 2017

A statue of St. Junipero Serra in a Los Angeles public park appeared to have been vandalized last week in... Read more

Archbishop Jose? Go?mez of Los Angeles.

Archbishop Gomez: Make Oscar Romero's mission your own

Aug 16, 2017

The 100th birthday of Blessed Oscar Romero was a time for Los Angelenos to reflect on the martyred Salvadoran bishop's... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles leads Eucharistic adoration at the City of Saints conference, Aug. 6, 2017. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

LA archdiocese hosts youth conference to inspire sanctity

Aug 8, 2017

More than 1,600 youth gathered at the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles this weekend for the third... Read more

Detail from Giovanni da Milano's

Archbishop Gomez calls on faithful to 'show forth image of God' in pastoral letter

Mar 1, 2017

The answer to society’s dysfunctions can be found in one person: Jesus Christ.  Read more

Photo courtesy of Angelus News.

L.A. archdiocese launches Angelus News in a missionary spirit

Jun 30, 2016

The Los Angeles archdiocese is set to launch a new media platform called Angelus News, and it looks to California’s... Read more

OneLife LA, Jan. 23, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

In Los Angeles, thousands rally to build a city that celebrates life

Jan 25, 2016

The dignity of every human life was the focus of a major pro-life event in Los Angeles on Saturday. More... Read more

Thousands marched through the streets of downtown Los Angeles for OneLife LA, an event promoting human dignity.

Thousands march to support human dignity in downtown LA

Jan 19, 2015

The first annual OneLife LA, heralded as a celebration of the dignity of every human life from conception to natural... Read more

LA priest cleared by Vatican of sexual misconduct claims

Nov 10, 2014

A Vatican tribunal has “definitively determined” that there is no proof of sexual misconduct by Monsignor Richard Loomis, a prominent... Read more

Members of the Marian Community of Reconciliation, known as "Fraternas," at the recent Religious Education Congress in Anaheim, CA.

Fraternas: Living and serving with 'the total security of God'

Apr 1, 2014

At age 19, Maria Teresa Alva was already involved with the Christian Life Movement in her native Peru, when she... Read more

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles signs a board showing his commitment to fasting for families, Nov. 26, 2013.

Calif. Church, political leaders fast for immigration reform

Nov 30, 2013

Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez and local political leaders have held a 24-hour fast to pray for immigration reform... Read more