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Bishop Edward Wm. Clark, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles from 2001 to 2022, pictured in a photo dated Oct. 19, 2012.

Pope Francis accepts retirement of LA auxiliary bishop who served with ‘zeal, dedication, and love’

Feb 15, 2022

By CNA Staff

Bishop Edward William Clark oversaw the Our Lady of the Angels Pastoral Region. Read more

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, California.

LA priest says he has lived his vocation 'from my mother's womb'

May 28, 2014

A young Nigerian priest who serves the Hispanic community in California says he received his vocation in his mother's womb.  Read more

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, California.

LA Catholics pray for victims as more sex abuse files released

Aug 2, 2013

As the first set of religious orders' files on accused sex abusers in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is released,... Read more

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, California.

LA archdiocese settles sex abuse case for nearly $10 million

Mar 13, 2013

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has agreed to pay $9.99 million to settle a case brought by four supposed sex... 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 Jose Gomez of Los Angeles.

LA archbishop relieves Cardinal Mahony of duties, asks prayers for abuse victims

Jan 31, 2013

Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez has relieved retired Cardinal Roger Mahony of his remaining duties after the release of... Read more

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LA archdiocese vows continued anti-abuse efforts

Jan 22, 2013

As former priests face litigation over sexual abuse, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has renewed its commitment to protect the... Read more

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez.

LA archdiocese to release documents as part of anti-abuse effort

Jan 8, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

The personnel files of priests accused of sexual abuse will soon be released by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, cooperating... Read more

Crowds seated in front of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels listen during the LA prayer breakfast.

LA priest on leave for advocating 'gay marriage' (Corrected)

Sep 21, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles has placed Father Joseph Palacios on leave from ministry because of his promotion... Read more

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez blesses the new chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Gaudalupe.

Los Angeles cathedral’s newest chapel houses Guadalupe relic

Sep 4, 2012

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles has dedicated a new permanent chapel inside the Cathedral of Our Lady of... Read more