Archdiocese cancels pro-abortion event at LA cathedral

Statement said they were unaware of event until earlier this week

California Catholic Daily exclusive. A pro-abortion event scheduled for June 23 will no longer be held at Our Lady of Angels Cathedral Plaza. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles issued the following statement regarding the event, called “Uncertain Times: Charting the Path Forward for Women’s Health.” According to the statement, “this was not a Cathedral or Archdiocesan event. The … [Read more...]

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Planned Parenthood leaders to speak at LA Cathedral Center

Future of 'women’s healthcare' to be discussed at Our Lady of Angels

California Catholic Daily exclusive. On June 23, two of Planned Parenthood’s top officials, Sue Dunlap and Kathy Kneer, will be leading a discussion on ‘women’s healthcare’ at Our Lady of Angels Cathedral Plaza. “Uncertain Times: Charting the Path Forward for Women’s Health” will be part of the Policy Café series hosted by the Community Clinic Association of Los … [Read more...]

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Praying for immigrants

Archbishop José Gomez will celebrate "Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants" at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, novena underway across the archdiocese and 50-mile pilgrimage slated as well

On Sunday, June 18, we will celebrate our annual Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants at our Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. In preparation for the Mass, throughout the archdiocese we have been praying a novena focusing on the needs of immigrants, refugees and human trafficking victims. We are encouraging the faithful to share their stories on social media, using the … [Read more...]

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Did UCLA doctors hasten boy’s death to harvest his organs?

Homicide detectives are looking into an allegation by a coroner’s investigator that anesthesiologist gave 8-year-old drowning victim a fatal dose of the opioid fentany

By the time Cole Hartman arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, he was in grave condition. The 8-year-old had gone into cardiac arrest after nearly drowning in a washing machine at his Castaic home. Paramedics had gotten his heart beating again, but he remained in a coma and on a ventilator. Physicians at UCLA’s pediatric intensive care unit told Cole’s family that the … [Read more...]

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Saints in the heart of LA

Archbishop José Gomez to graduates of Marymount California University: "It is amazing how many saints have walked these same streets that we do, and watched the sunrise and the sunset from these same beaches and mountains"

Editor’s note: On May 6, Archbishop Gomez accepted an Honorary Doctorate and delivered the commencement address at Marymount California University in Los Angeles. The following is adapted from his remarks. His complete address is available at ArchbishopGomez.com. My friends, you are graduating from a great Catholic university in a city that is named for God’s holy angels. That … [Read more...]

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Three cardinals and an archbishop

Quartet of Los Angeles-born-raised-and-educated priests share unique link to the Catholic hierarchy

Archbishop Emeritus George Niederauer of San Francisco, who died May 2, was part of a quartet of Los Angeles-born-raised-and-educated priests who shared a remarkable and certainly unique link to the Catholic hierarchy. For rarely, if ever, has a single region produced so many future bishops in so short of a time period. The four --- born within 14 months (and 30 miles) of one … [Read more...]

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Relics of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina to tour the United States

Will be in Los Angeles May 18 and 19 at St. Andrew Catholic Church

Relics of the renowned 20th century mystic and healer, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina – better known as Padre Pio – will be touring several Archdioceses and Dioceses in the United States of America, between May 6 and May 21, and from September 16 to October 1, 2017. The relics will be on display to the public between liturgical celebrations in the following Archdioceses and … [Read more...]

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