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Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles blesses the newly renovated Mission San Gabriel at a June 27, 2023, ceremony.

After devastating arson, Los Angeles’ famed Mission San Gabriel reopens for worship

Jul 3, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

“Mission San Gabriel will always be the true spiritual heart of Los Angeles,” Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said... Read more


This LA convent-turned-maternity home sets single moms and their babies up for success

Sep 5, 2022

By Pablo Kay / Angelus

Two babies have already been born to guest mothers at the house since opening earlier this summer.  Read more

A bishop's pectoral cross.

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

Dec 19, 2018

By Courtney Mares

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

Archbishop Jose Gomez at a prayer vigil following the Borderline shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Archbishop Gomez after Thousand Oaks shooting: Jesus cries with us

Nov 9, 2018

Archbishop José Gomez offered prayers for victims of a shooting at a country dance hall this week, telling those present... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez celebrates Mass on the new feast of Mary, our Mother of the Church, in May 2018.

Archbishop Gomez: Hearing immigrants' stories should make us grateful

Jul 2, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

During a visit to the United States’ southern border, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles called for Catholics to lobby... Read more

LA archbishop on immigration: God calls us to speak out against injustice

Jun 29, 2018

At a Mass in honor of immigrants on June 24, Archbishop Jose Gomez of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles called... Read more

Archbishop Gomez: It's time for a vote on DACA legislation

May 22, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles is asking Catholics in the archdiocese to contact their representatives urging a vote on... Read more

Dreamers will not be targeted, White House official says

Feb 6, 2018

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said on Tuesday that even if existing protections for “Dreamers” expire and Congress... Read more

OneLife pro-life March 8 in LA, California on Jan. 23, 2016. Courtesy of the Archdiocese of LA.

OneLife LA event an opportunity to celebrate life, face culture of death

Jan 22, 2018

By Perry West

Thousands gathered in Los Angeles on Saturday for a rally and march supporting the dignity of every human life and... 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

The statue of Bl. Junipero Serra at the Mission San Miguel in California.

Archbishop Gomez: American missionaries are the overlooked US founders

Oct 3, 2017

During the annual Red Mass marking a new term of the U.S. Supreme Court, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles... Read more

Archbishop Gomez prods President Trump to change DACA position

Aug 29, 2017

President Donald Trump’s promise to treat undocumented minors with “great heart” needs to be reflected in policy that gives them... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, California.

In wake of violence, archbishop urges Catholics to foster racial peace

Aug 22, 2017

Responding to violence caused by the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Archbishop of Los Angeles said the message... 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 José H. Gomez at the second annual Immigration Summit at Christ Cathedral, Feb. 27, 2016. Courtesy of the LA Archdiocese.

Immigration in the spotlight with LA Mass, resource website

Jun 19, 2017

Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles stressed the importance of unity at a Mass recognizing immigrants, as the archdiocese launched... Read more

Archbishop Jose? Go?mez of Los Angeles at a press briefing at the Vatican Oct. 22, 2015.

Archbishop Gomez: English wasn't America's first language

Mar 30, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

In recent months, national debates over immigration and deportation have reached a fever pitch in the wake of President Trump's... 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

Archbishop José H. Gomez at the second annual Immigration Summit at Christ Cathedral, Feb. 27, 2016 Courtesy of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Archbishop Gómez's immigration stance praised by Vatican official

Nov 16, 2016

By Elise Harris

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi said the election of Archbishop Jose Gómez as vice president of the U.S. bishop’s conference will serve... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.

DiNardo, Gómez elected new heads of US bishops

Nov 15, 2016

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday elected Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston as its president, and Archbishop... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, California.

In wake of elections, Archbishop Gómez calls for peace amid protests

Nov 14, 2016

Archbishop José H. Gomez called for mercy and an end to deportations during an interfaith prayer service Nov. 10 for... Read more