English church misled L.A. archdiocese about pedophile

Cardinal Vincent Nichols reiterated his earlier apology. (Photo from Diocese of Westminster) Finally extradited from Calif. trailer park An English church official "deliberately misled" a U.S. archdiocese into harboring a pedophile priest and helping him to escape justice

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Four Thomas Aquinas grads talk about vocations to L.A. Archdiocese

The following comes from a Feb. 8 posting on the Thomas Aquinas College website. On Wednesday four alumni who are studying for the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles returned to their alma mater to give a vocations talk

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2019-02-19T12:38:28-07:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Church life|Tags: , |2 Comments

LA auxiliary bishop resigns over allegation of sexually abusing minor

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Alexander Salazar of Los Angeles Wednesday after the archdiocese’s oversight board found a prior allegation of misconduct with a minor to be credible. Salazar’s alleged misconduct, which is said to have occurred

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2018-12-19T12:22:02-07:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |13 Comments

Los Angeles archdiocese adds 54 names to list of accused priests

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles released on Thursday an updated list of priests accused of sexual abuse of minors, with the report showing two cases of alleged abuse of current minors in the archdiocese since 2008. The two cases were

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Vida Nueva named best monthly Hispanic newspaper in U.S.

Vida Nueva, the official monthly Spanish-language publication of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, was recognized by the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) as the best monthly Hispanic newspaper in the United States in 2018.  The publication won a total

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Rector of St. John’s Seminary is newest auxiliary bishop for Los Angeles archdiocese

On Thursday Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Marc V. Trudeau, who survived lymphoma in 2008, an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He replaces Bishop Thomas J. Curry, whose resignation was accepted by Pope Francis April 3, after he

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Pope Francis accepts resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Curry of Los Angeles

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Thomas John Curry as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for reasons of age. He has reached the retirement age for bishops of 75. The resignation was publicized in Washington,

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How Los Angeles Catholics help the homeless

With growing numbers of people suffering homelessness in the expensive megalopolis of Los Angeles, Catholics and people of other religions are working together to provide a serious response. “The faith community is really a giant part of the services provided

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