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  • Gómez a living rebuttal of seeing bishops as ‘partisan’ on immigration

    Gómez a living rebuttal of seeing bishops as ‘partisan’ on immigration

    Although the U.S. bishops have long been charged with being in bed with either the political left or right whenever they take positions on public policy issues, if you can look at Archbishop José Gómez of Los Angeles’s advocacy of immigration reform and still think so, one has to ask, “Then what would it take to change that?”

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  • Selfie-taking Archbishop hosting ‘City of Saints’ for LA teens

    Selfie-taking Archbishop hosting ‘City of Saints’ for LA teens

    The campus of UCLA will be abuzz with 1,600 Catholic teenagers as well as the archbishop himself at the Los Angeles Archdiocese’s third annual ‘City of Saints’ event. They will be “encountering Christ,” according to a statement from the archdiocese, and listening to speakers, as well as playing a life-sized version of Hungry, Hungry Hippo and taking selfies with Archbishop Jose Gomez.

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  • LA archbishop illustrates topsy-turvy politics of Trump era

    LA archbishop illustrates topsy-turvy politics of Trump era

    Under Donald Trump we’re in a through-the-looking-glass moment, including perceptions of the political profile of the U.S. bishops. No one illustrates that better than Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, long seen as a conservative but now perceived as a liberal for his pro-immigrant stance.

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