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Archbishop Jose Gomez - Latest News
Nov 15, 2019 - 11:03 am .- The Archbishop of Los Angeles has encouraged the community to pray for victims of a shooting at a high school in southern California, where two people were killed Thursday morning.
Nov 14, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- Bishop Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola, auxiliary bishop of Monterrey, has welcomed the election of Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles as president of the US bishops' conference, calling it an “eloquent sign” for migrants.
Nov 12, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- During the second day of the USCCB Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, divisions among the bishops bubbled briefly to the surface, with bishops exchanging sharp interventions on the “preeminence’ of abortion as a social concern.
Nov 12, 2019 - 09:13 am .- The bishops of the US have elected a new president and vice president to lead the USCCB for the next three years. On Tuesday morning, the second day of their fall general session, the bishops elected Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles as president and Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit as vice president of the conference.
Nov 12, 2019 - 07:25 am .- Born in Mexico and ordained a priest in Spain, Gomez is the first Latino to lead the bishops’ conference. He is also the first immigrant to head the conference.
Oct 28, 2019 - 07:11 pm .- As 16 wildfires continue to incinerate thousands of acres of land in California, destroying businesses and homes, Archbishop Jose Gomez has called for prayers for the victims of the fires.
Oct 9, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has released the list of candidates ahead of its presidential and vice-presidential elections. The elections will be held during the conference’s General Assembly in Baltimore, which will be from Nov. 10-13. 
Sep 17, 2019 - 11:19 am .- A delegation from the U.S., including Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, will present the conclusions and proceedings of the National V Encuentro of Hispanic and Latino Ministry to Pope Francis Wednesday.
Sep 9, 2019 - 04:18 pm .- At a Sept. 7 Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles called migrants to witness to America the healing love of Christ, which has the power to restore unity to a divided nation.
Aug 13, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- The Archbishop of Los Angeles wrote this week that the white nationalism which motivated a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, is a sign that the U.S. has lost touch with the Christian ideals of the nation’s founding. He called Christians to give witness to the common humanity of all people.
Jun 19, 2019 - 07:30 am .- The Christian family must become a “radical” sign against a climate of despair and isolation Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said Tuesday.
Jun 11, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- The Church needs to be present to migrants and refugees in the U.S. who are facing detention or deportation, and cannot be “invisible,” U.S. bishops said on the first day of their annual spring meeting in Baltimore, Md. on Tuesday.
May 24, 2019 - 09:38 am .- State senators in California have voted to approve a law that would require priests to violate the seal of confession. Senate Bill 360 passed Thursday by an overwhelming margin, with legislators voting 30-2 in favor of the measure.
May 14, 2019 - 04:56 pm .- Bishops in California announced May 14 a new program to compensate victims of clerical sexual abuse, through which any person sexually abused as a minor by a diocesan priest can apply for compensation— no matter when the abuse occurred.
Mar 13, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- The imposition of a state moratorium on the use of the death penalty by Gov. Gavin Newsom was hailed as a positive step by California’s bishops Wednesday. But the state’s Catholic leaders cautioned the state’s criminal justice system was still in need of reform.
Feb 25, 2019 - 04:06 pm .- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles responded to the Vatican’s summit on abuse by stressing the need for a renewal of fidelity within the entire Catholic Church.
Feb 6, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- Society and humanity have removed God from daily life, and in doing so lost their purpose and sense of self, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez warned in a lecture delivered Wednesday.
Dec 11, 2018 - 03:06 pm .- The Archbishop of Los Angeles wrote this week that Our Lady of Guadalupe, as a messenger of reform and renewal, has important lessons for contemporary Catholics.
Dec 7, 2018 - 04:49 pm .- The Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has updated its list of priests credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors.
Nov 8, 2018 - 09:12 am .- Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles has offered prayers for the victims, and all who were affected by a Wednesday evening shooting at a country club in Thousand Oaks, California.