Archbishop Gomez at Men’s Central Jail
“God loves you whether you’re a Lakers or a Clippers fan”

Archbishop Gomez made the rounds through the restrictive housing unit. (Photo by John McCoy/Angelus) When the Mass’s celebrant, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez, preaches on the significance of what the Church is celebrating today, the message of

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2019-12-30T11:41:44-08:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Archbishop Gomez: the good materialism of Christmas
Origen, St. Jerome, Charles de Foucauld, John Paul II have made the pilgrimage to Bethlehem

Basilica of the Nativity, Bethlehem Pope Francis gave us an early Christmas gift with “Admirabile Signum” (“Enchanting Image”), his little letter on the ancient custom of setting up Nativity scenes as a way to prepare for the birth

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2019-12-23T15:56:40-08:00December 25th, 2019|Categories: Spirituality and Faith|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Pope’s encounter schools launched in L.A.
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti joins Archbishop Gomez

Archbishop Gomez, Auxiliary Bishop David O’Connell, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, and high school students inside the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels conference room (Photo by Isabel Cacho) “Scholas Occurrentes,” a global education project promoting a “culture of encounter”

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2019-12-18T07:26:39-08:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Archbishop Gomez talks with religion teachers
They ask for inclusive messaging, social justice projects

The archbishop listens. (Photo by John Rueda) Archbishop José Gomez heard “catechized questioning” when he met with 75 Catholics at Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills. They and their principals were invited by the Department of Catholic Schools

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2019-12-12T19:29:28-08:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , |4 Comments

Archbishop Gomez now head of U.S. bishops
Influence of Opus Dei, John Paul II, Archbishop Chaput

Archbishop Gomez in Rome in September (Photo by Daniel Ibáñez/CNA) When he became a priest four decades ago, Archbishop Jose Gomez did not expect that he would one day lead the largest archdiocese in the U.S., or the country’s

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2019-11-12T16:28:43-08:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

Cordileone and Gomez on list to lead U.S. bishops
Elections Nov. 10-13 in Baltimore

Archbishop Gomez at Catholic University in Feb. 2019 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

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2019-10-11T07:49:48-07:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Archbishop Gomez: Just Google ‘Should I have kids?’

Archbishop Gomez: basic human imperative to marry and have children is being abandoned. (Photo by Daniel Ibanez) The Christian family must become a “radical” sign against a climate of despair and isolation Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles

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2019-06-25T12:15:33-07:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Marriage and Family|Tags: , |4 Comments

Archbishop Gomez stirs Los Angeles Catholics to protect confessional seal

  My dear brothers and sisters in Christ: On this Solemnity of the Holy Trinity, I am writing to you about an important matter. The California legislature is considering a bill that would take away the full right to confession

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