Archbishop Gomez: The church must confront ‘woke’ social justice movements that aim to ‘cancel’ Christian beliefs

Archbishop Gomez: The church must confront ‘woke’ social justice movements that aim to ‘cancel’ Christian beliefs

CNS—The Catholic Church must proclaim Jesus Christ “boldly” and “creatively” in the face of new secular movements that promote “social justice,” “wokeness” and “intersectionality,” among other beliefs, as the answer to all of society’s ills, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez said Nov. 4. “We need to tell our story of salvation in a new…

Archbishop Vigano’s Open Letter to the U.S. Bishops – October 23, 2021 – Grave Warnings and Admonitions

Archbishop Vigano’s Open Letter to the U.S. Bishops – October 23, 2021 – Grave Warnings and Admonitions

To His Excellency Msgr. José Horacio Gómez Metropolitan Archbishop of Los Angeles President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops To Their Eminences and Excellencies 
The Archbishops and Bishops of the Dioceses of the United States of America And, for their competence: To His Eminence 
Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, s.j.
, Prefect of the…

Pilgrimage of Images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego continues with Visits to Parishes and Schools in Los Angeles Archdiocese

Pilgrimage of Images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego continues with Visits to Parishes and Schools in Los Angeles Archdiocese

Los Angeles—Starting in mid-October, the pilgrimage of the images of Our Lady of Guadalupe, known as La Peregrina, and Saint Juan Diego visited half a dozen parishes, including St. Catherine of Alexandria in Catalina Island, after the kick-off Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where hundreds of faithful have had the…

Archbishop Cordileone ‘deeply grieved’ by attempts to delay consideration of Eucharistic teaching document

Archbishop Cordileone ‘deeply grieved’ by attempts to delay consideration of Eucharistic teaching document

CNA— Two U.S. archbishops on Tuesday responded to attempts by other U.S. bishops to delay consideration of a teaching document on the Eucharist by the full conference. “I’m deeply grieved by the rising public acrimony among bishops and the adoption of behind-closed-doors maneuvers to interfere with the accepted, normal, agreed-upon procedures of the USCCB,” Archbishop…

Texas bishop calls for prayer until election result is ‘officially authenticated’

Texas bishop calls for prayer until election result is ‘officially authenticated’

CNA—While the U.S. bishops’ conference congratulated presumptive president-elect Joe Biden on the election results this weekend, the bishop of Fort Worth has called for prayer, saying the vote tallies are not yet official. “This is still a time for prudence and patience as the results of the presidential election have not been officially authenticated,” Bishop…

Archbishop Gomez Leads Nation in Virtual Rosary for America Today

Archbishop Gomez Leads Nation in Virtual Rosary for America Today

Archbishop José H. Gomez, joined by bishops from across the country, leads faithful in praying a virtual rosary for the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary, to seek our Blessed Mother’s intercession for the nation. The Rosary for America video is available today at https://lacatholics.org/rosary-for-america/. “Our hope is to unite Catholic people from across…

Archbishop Gomez Urges Catholics and the Public to Take Action to Keep Catholic Schools Open

Archbishop Gomez Urges Catholics and the Public to Take Action to Keep Catholic Schools Open

In his weekly column, Archbishop José H. Gomez called for nationwide support to keep Catholic schools open as many Catholic schools throughout the nation face permanent closure because of the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on education funding by the end of this month. The Archbishop…

Catholic Association of Latino Leaders held 12th Annual National Conference “Young People and Faith in Christ,” and 8th Annual Angel Awards Gala in Los Angeles

Catholic Association of Latino Leaders held 12th Annual National Conference “Young People and Faith in Christ,” and 8th Annual Angel Awards Gala in Los Angeles

The Catholic Association of Latino Leaders (CALL) hosted its 12th Annual Conference, at the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles Friday, September 6. The 2019 CALL conference, themed, “Young People and Faith in Christ” focused on youth and their ethical development. “The theme of this year’s CALL conference is close to my heart — celebrating…