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Archbishop Jose H. Gomez

CNA Staff, Jul 15, 2020 / 12:30 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has elevated a California mission church founded by St. Junipero Serra to the rank of minor basilica. The San Buenaventura Mission in Ventura was granted the title by the pope in an announcement from the Archdiocese of Los

By Pablo Kay/Angelus News Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 13, 2020 / 04:37 pm MT (CNA).- Reprinted with permission from Angelus News. The fire that ravaged Mission San Gabriel Arcángel church in the predawn hours of Saturday, July 11, left behind a haunting scene. In a matter of minutes, the mission’s

In the following letter, Archbishop José H. Gomez addresses recent controversies surrounding public monuments to St. Junípero Serra and asks the faithful of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to invoke the saint’s “intercession for this nation that he helped to found.” Ahead of the saint’s July 1 feast day, he

CNA Staff, Jun 3, 2020 / 02:53 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis called the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference on Wednesday to convey his prayers and solidarity for Americans during the period of national unrest that began with the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed

CNA Staff, Jun 1, 2020 / 11:35 am MT (CNA).- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles condemned violence and racism on Sunday and called for peaceful protests. The leader of the country’s largest Catholic diocese and the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference addressed the weekend’s violence and civil unrest,

Archbishop José Horacio Gómez of Los Angeles. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA
by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 27, 2020 / 10:35 am MT (CNA).- After California relaxed public health restrictions on churches on Monday, the nation’s largest diocese announced its plan on Tuesday to resume public Masses. In a two-step plan for parishes to reopen and offer the sacraments, the

Archbishop Jose Gomes of Los Angeles leads the reconsecration of the country to Mary on May 1, 2020. Credit: EWTN
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 1, 2020 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- Dioceses across the United States and Canada joined together on May 1 to reconsecrate themselves to the Blessed Virgin Mary in an act of united prayer for delivery from the coronavirus pandemic. Archbishop Jose Gomez of

Friday, May 1, at 3 p.m. EDT, Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), will reconsecrate the United States to Mary under the title “Mother of the Church.” Here is everything you need to know about this upcoming celebration! What is a consecration to

Archbishop José Horacio Gómez of Los Angeles. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA
CNA Staff, Apr 23, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, is inviting all U.S. bishops to join him on May 1 in reconsecrating the U.S. to the Blessed Virgin Mary in response to the pandemic. The reconsecration is timed to coincide

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, Sept. 16, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
CNA Staff, Apr 22, 2020 / 10:37 am MT (CNA).- In his column on Tuesday, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles said that in God’s providence, the pandemic is calling us to remember our need for God and to deepen our solidarity. “The deepest questions raised by this pandemic are