Congressman writes to DOJ after attacks on Catholic churches

Congressman writes to DOJ after attacks on Catholic churches

A Catholic congressman is asking the U.S. Attorney General to respond to a spate of acts of vandalism against churches around the country. In a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday, Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.) urged the Justice Department “to protect religious freedom and combat religious discrimination in the United States.” Fleischmann cited…

David Haas is OUT: St. Paul-Minneapolis and Los Angeles Archdioceses drop music, prohibit concerts, after new allegations against David Haas

David Haas is OUT: St. Paul-Minneapolis and Los Angeles Archdioceses drop music, prohibit concerts, after new allegations against David Haas

CNA—The largest Catholic archdiocese in the United States—the Archdiocese of Los Angeles—has requested that its parishes and schools stop playing music composed by David Haas following the recent allegations of sexual misconduct.  “Parishes, schools, and ministries of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are asked to refrain from using music composed by musician David Haas out…

The Order of Malta Los Angeles to Launch “Operation Gratitude”

The Order of Malta Los Angeles to Launch “Operation Gratitude”

The new program will support religious women and men working at nursing homes during the Covid-19 pandemic—The Los Angeles location of the Order of Malta will launch “Operation Gratitude” on Tuesday, May 12, at 5 p.m. with the distribution of  “gratitude kits” to nursing religious women at the Sacred Heart Retreat House (920 East Alhambra…

BREAKING NEWS: Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected president of USCCB

BREAKING NEWS: Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected president of USCCB

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected president of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) today during the Fall General Assembly in Baltimore. Archbishop Gomez has served as vice president of the Conference since 2016. Archbishop Gomez issued the following statement upon being elected. “I am humbled by this vote and my…

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…