Archbishop Jose Gomez (L.A.)/ USCCB)

Analysis: The end of business as usual for the USCCB?

By JD Flynn, Aug 21, 2020 The U.S. bishops’ conference has canceled its in-person November meeting in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Sources say that conference leadership is now considering whether to conduct an abbreviated virtual meeting in place of the canceled event. If the... read more

SAN GABRIEL MISSION FIRE ‘JUSTIFIED’?

Mission spokesperson asserts 'right' to set buildings aflame by Martina Moyski  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  July 22, 2020    SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (ChurchMilitant.com) - A spokesperson for California's San Gabriel Arcángel Mission reportedly told a fellow... read more

Mission founded by St. Junípero Serra burns in overnight fire

CNA Staff, Cathoic News Agency, July 11, 2020 A massive fire devastated an eighteenth century mission church in San Gabriel, in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, July 11. Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles called the fire at San Gabriel Mission church, founded by St. Junipero Serra,... read more

Marriage, family therapist to chair U.S. bishops’ National Review Board

Catholic News Service, February 7, 2020Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has appointed Suzanne Healy, the former victims assistance coordinator for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, as the new chair of the National Review Board, effective in... read more

‘I just wanted to be a priest’: Archbishop Gomez elected president of USCCB

By JD Flynn, Catholic News Agency 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,” Gomez told CNA with a laugh,... read more
The USCCB General Assembly, Nov. 12, 2018.

Analysis: USCCB elections and the Church’s theological vision

by JD Flynn, Cathlic News Agency, November 10, 2019 The U.S. bishops’ conference fall meeting is unlikely to offer any surprises to Church observers watching the assembly. In fact, while the meeting will begin Monday, its only real surprise came weeks ago, when the list of candidates for the... read more