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by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 14:01 pm Bishop Anthony Pilla, who led the Diocese of Cleveland for 25 years and served as president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, died Tuesday, Sept. 21. He was 88. “It is with deep sadness that I share

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

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

ASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement on the passing of Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk. Archbishop Gomez’s full statement follows: “His Excellency Daniel E. Pilarczyk, archbishop emeritus of Cincinnati, passed away Sunday at the

By JD Flynn Washington D.C., Nov 12, 2019 / 07:25 am (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 bishops’ conference. “I just wanted to be a priest,”