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Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

| Dennis Sadowski | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected to a three-year term as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops during the bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore.

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L.A. Archdiocese expands fund for Southern California wildfire victims

L.A. Archdiocese expands fund for Southern California wildfire victims

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is expanding a fund established last year for victims of wildfires in California to victims of the current wildfires burning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

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Confession bill amended, but Church leaders say it still targets priests

Confession bill amended, but Church leaders say it still targets priests

| Pablo Kay | May 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Church officials are urging Catholics to continue to oppose a California bill that would force priests to disclose information about child sexual abuse that they hear in the sacrament of confession.

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Gomez: ‘Every abuse case one too many,’ but confession bill no solution

Gomez: ‘Every abuse case one too many,’ but confession bill no solution

Saying that “confession is sacred to every priest and every Catholic,” Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez is calling on Catholics to tell their state senators to vote “no” on a bill that “would order priests to disclose information they might hear in confession concerning the sexual abuse of minors.”

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L.A. archdiocese won’t press charges against nuns for ‘misappropriation’

L.A. archdiocese won’t press charges against nuns for ‘misappropriation’

| Rhina Guidos | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles said it will not pursue charges against two religious sisters who were found to have “misappropriated” a “substantial amount” of money from one of its Catholic schools.

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Catholic school deluged after royal engagement announcement

Catholic school deluged after royal engagement announcement

| Carol Zimmermann | November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

When the news broke Nov. 27 of Meghan Markle’s engagement to Prince Harry, reporters descended upon the Los Angeles Catholic school Markle attended: Immaculate Heart High School and Middle School.

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Overheard – July 31, 2014

Overheard – July 31, 2014

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

“In the face of this emergency, our first duty must be to protect these children. My brothers and sisters, what we are doing for these children as a church? It’s not about politics. We all know that. It’s about who we are as Catholics.”

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