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Cardinal Daniel DiNardo. CNA file photo.

Cardinal DiNardo and USCCB officials to meet with Pope Francis

Sep 11, 2018

The director of the Vatican’s press office has confirmed that Pope Francis will meet with the president of the U.S.... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, May 2, 2018.

US bishops welcome change to Catechism on death penalty

Aug 3, 2018

Bishops across the US have welcomed the modification made to the Catechism of the Catholic Church saying the Church teaches... Read more

President Donald Trump.

LA archbishop welcomes Trump immigration order

Jun 20, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The Archbishop of Los Angeles said he “welcomes” an executive order signed Wednesday by President Trump, and called on Congress... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez.

Archbishop Gomez 'deeply disappointed' that USA Act will not be debated

Jun 14, 2018

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles decried the decision by House leaders to not allow debate on a bipartisan bill... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez.

Take Mary into your home, LA archbishop says on new Marian feast

May 22, 2018

The Archbishop of Los Angeles encouraged Catholics to love the Blessed Virgin Mary as their mother during a Mass commemorating... Read more

Bishops urge calls for DACA protections

Feb 26, 2018

The US bishops’ conference has designated today, Feb. 26, 2018, as “National Call-in Day for the Protection of Dreamers.”  Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez.

LA Archbishop calls for compromise and compassion in Senate immigration debate

Feb 13, 2018

As the US Senate begins a debate on immigration, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said that “Dreamers” should not... Read more

Bishops stand with 'Dreamers' as DACA battles continue

Jan 10, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Catholic leaders have responded to developments in the legal battle over the DACA program, including a court order maintaining legal... 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

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

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles speaking at the NAC, May 2, 2015.

Who founded America? Our Lady of Guadalupe, Archbishop Gomez says

Aug 1, 2017

The impact of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the Americas should encourage Christians in the U.S. to continue to evangelize,... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles at an immigration summit held in Orange County, Calif., Feb. 27, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Archbishop Gomez calls on Congress to pass Dream Act

Jul 24, 2017

Too many young people are threatened with deportation because their parents brought them to the U.S. without documentation, and Congress... Read more

Increasing homelessness a worrisome trend for Archbishop Gomez

Jun 7, 2017

The Archbishop of Los Angeles has urged a prayerful and prudent response to a housing crisis in his city, relating... Read more

US bishops: Immigration is a chance for hospitality, unity

Jan 11, 2017

Catholics should be working to create a “culture of encounter” that shows charity and empathy to immigrants, said leaders of... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles speaks at a press briefing at the Vatican, Oct. 22, 2015.

For Archbishop Gómez, mercy makes Christians credible

Aug 30, 2016

Christian mercy has the power to break down the barriers of a changing world where people have forgotten the presence... Read more

Saints, martyrs and the cross – Archbishop Gomez on true freedom

Jul 5, 2016

As church leaders rallied U.S. Catholics to defend their faith against an increasingly antagonistic society and government, the relics of... Read more

Dorothy Day, American journalist, social activist and Catholic convert circa 1916.

Converted by love, not ideology: An archbishop's reflection on Dorothy Day

May 20, 2015

Last week, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles told scholars at the Dorothy Day Conference at St. Francis University... 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