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Archbishop José Gomez.

Archbishop's immigration book praised for focus on family unity

Jul 17, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Archbishop José Gomez' new book “Immigration and the Next America” is being lauded by a Catholic journalist for its emphasis... Read more

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez. (File photo/CNA).

Be not afraid of immigrants, Archbishop Gomez encourages

Jun 28, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

In a new book marking Independence Day, the archbishop of Los Angeles addresses immigration reform in the context of the... Read more

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez.

LA archbishop says immigration tests America's identity

Jun 25, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

The American Dream is at stake in the debate over immigration reform, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles told a... Read more

Migrant workers from Mexico load cucumbers into a truck on a farm in Blackwater, Virginia.

Survey finds strong Catholic support for immigration changes

Apr 27, 2013

A survey commissioned by the U.S. bishops finds that almost 80 percent of Catholics support legal changes that allow immigrants... Read more

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez meets with Pope Francis in St. Martha's House.

Pope celebrates Mass with America's highest-ranking Latino bishop

Apr 10, 2013

The Pope celebrated Mass with Archbishop José H. Gomez, the highest-ranking American bishop of Hispanic origin, on the feast of... Read more

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez.

America's 'soul' at risk over immigration, Archbishop Gomez warns

Mar 22, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Addressing America's immigration problem, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles urged religious believers to recall the nation to an understanding... Read more

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez.

Archbishop Gomez praised for ideal approach to LA removals

Feb 1, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Archbishop José Gomez's decision to relieve Cardinal Roger Mahony and Bishop Thomas Curry of their duties in the L.A. archdiocese... Read more

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles.

Archbishop Gomez hails Senate immigration reform plan

Jan 30, 2013

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles welcomed an immigration reform plan proposed by a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez gives the homily during the opening Mass for the Fortnight for Freedom. Photo courtesy of Victor Aleman -

Archbishop Gomez's first pastoral letter details evangelization plans

Oct 12, 2012

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles has written his first pastoral letter to his archdiocese, invoking the Catholic history of... Read more

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Archbishop Gomez gives mixed response to immigration ruling

Jun 25, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

The Supreme Court's decision on an Arizona immigration law drew both praise and concern from the bishops' leader on migration... Read more