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Archbishop Jose Gomez - Latest News
Jul 11, 2020 - 08:15 pm .- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles has expressed his “terrible sadness” after a fire at a 249-year-old mission church founded by St. Junípero Serra, and asked for prayers for the local Catholic community.
Jul 11, 2020 - 12:40 pm .- Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez called the fire at San Gabriel Mission church, founded by St. Junipero Serra, “devastating.”
Jun 30, 2020 - 02:24 pm .- Those who “slander” the legacy of St. Junipero Serra ignore his history of opposing colonial oppression and abuses of indigenous Americans, said Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, praising the saint, whom he called the “spiritual founder” of Los Angeles.
Jun 11, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- The president of the United States’ Conference of Catholic Bishops has appointed four new members of the National Review Board, a lay advisory body to the bishops on the protection of minors.
Jun 9, 2020 - 06:58 pm .- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles asked the parishes of his archdiocese to toll their bells for eight minutes and 46 seconds on Tuesday to recognize the life of George Floyd on the day of his burial, calling for a renewed commitment to racial justice.
Jun 1, 2020 - 11:35 am .- The leader of the country’s largest Catholic diocese and the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference addressed the weekend’s violence and civil unrest, both in his Pentecost homily and in a statement released by the USCCB. 
May 6, 2020 - 09:45 pm .- Catholic families can respond to the coronavirus epidemic through prayer, connection with each other, and care for their spiritual, mental and physical health, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles and several guests said in a Wednesday town hall.
May 5, 2020 - 04:11 pm .- A Wednesday live stream “virtual town hall” with Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles and several Catholic experts aims to hear how Catholics and their families have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and to discuss ways to respond.
May 1, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Dioceses across the United States and Canada joined together on May 1 to re-consecrate themselves to the Blessed Virgin Mary in an act of united prayer for delivery from the coronavirus pandemic. 
Apr 23, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles has invited all U.S. bishops to join him in reconsecrating the U.S. to the Blessed Virgin Mary in response to the pandemic on May 1.
Apr 22, 2020 - 10:37 am .- In his column on Tuesday, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles said that in God's providence, the pandemic is calling us to remember our need for God and to deepen our solidarity.
Apr 10, 2020 - 12:46 pm .- Isolated in their homes on a Good Friday unlike any other, Catholics across America tuned in April 10 for a litany to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, led by the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, who himself stood nearly alone in a cathedral built to welcome thousands.
Apr 4, 2020 - 01:22 pm .- “This Holy Week will be different. Our churches may be closed, but Christ is not quarantined and his Gospel is not in chains.”
Mar 23, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The former head of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference and archbishop emeritus of Cincinnati, Daniel E. Pilarczyk, died on Sunday at the age of 85. 
Mar 13, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Catholic bishops in the United States offered prayers and encouragement as Congress considers a relief package for the Coronavirus.
Feb 12, 2020 - 10:15 am .- Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles commented Wednesday on Querida Amazonia, Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation following the Amazon synod, emphasizing its reminder that that Church proclaims Christ.
Jan 31, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has announced the new chair of the National Review Board, a lay advisory body to the bishops on the protection of children and youth.
Jan 8, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the USCCB, has urged Catholics to pray for peace amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
Dec 11, 2019 - 03:50 pm .- As Pope Francis prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood Friday, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. bishop’s conference, is asking Catholics throughout the country to pray for the Pope.
Nov 21, 2019 - 11:39 am .- Following his election as president of the US bishops' conference, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles has noted that what is of importance is not his own vision for the Church, but that of Christ.

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