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USCCB president Archbishop Jose H. Gomez: ‘Violence in the name of...

LOS ANGELES  -- Decrying the acts of religious violence that have taken place during the Christmas season, the president of the U.S. bishops declared:...

Our Lady of Guadalupe is ‘mother of us all,’ says Los...

LOS ANGELES — Mary, the Mother of God is “the mother of all of us,” Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez said in his...

Archbishop Jose Gomez asks Catholics to pray for Pope Francis at...

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Catholic faithful across the United States are being invited to pray for Pope Francis as he celebrates 50 years as...

Immigration reform among priorities for new USCCB president

BALTIMORE — It will come as no surprise to anyone who has followed Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez that immigration reform is at...

Archbishop Jose Gomez elected first Latino president of U.S. Conference of...

BALTIMORE -- Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected to a three-year term as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops...

California bishops applaud Gov. Newsom for death penalty moratorium

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Catholic bishops of California welcomed the March 13 decision by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom to issue a moratorium on executions...

Archbishop Gomez: ‘Pray hard’ for all affected by California shooting

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- After a shooting spree late Nov. 7 at a country-music bar in Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles from the heart...

U.S. Cardinal DiNardo welcomes Holy See steps to confront sexual assault

ROME -- The president of the U.S. bishops' conference welcomed Pope Francis' pledge to fight attempts to cover up cases of sexual abuse and...

Bishops end border visit, call reunification of children urgent

SAN JUAN, Texas — In less than 48 hours, a group of Catholic bishops saw the faces of triumph and relief from migrants who...

Mudslide victims need ‘consolation of God’s love’

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Amid tragedies such as the devastating mudslides in Southern California and the horrific wildfires that preceded them, "we want to...

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