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  • At a world meeting of popular movements
    February 22, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    I am writing this week from Modesto, where I am attending a conference sponsored by the Vatican.

  • The joy of marriage
    February 16, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    This past weekend I had the joy to celebrate World Marriage Day and preside over the renewal of wedding vows for 64 couples, including one couple who have been married for 71 years.

  • Sal y luz
    February 11, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    Hasta el momento, este Año Nuevo ha sido todo un torbellino.

    Estaba yo leyendo que un columnista de Washington describió el otro día la manera cómo se ven las cosas desde la capital de la nación: “Estamos viviendo momentos determinantes en la historia y nadie sabe aquí hacia dónde vamos o en qué terminará este período. Todos —la izquierda, la derecha y el centro— sienten que la tierra se hunde bajo sus pies. Están pasando demasiadas cosas”.

  • Salt and light
    February 9, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    This new year so far has been a whirlwind.

    I was reading a Washington columnist the other day who described the way things look from the nation’s capitol: “We are living through big history and no one here knows where it’s going or how this period ends. Everyone — left, right and center — feels the earth is unsteady under their feet. Too much is happening.”


  • On the executive orders
    January 31, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    Last week was hard. It is sad to see it come to this — that the president of the United States must define, by an executive order, the precise meaning of the word “wall.”

  • Educating for the truth about life
    January 27, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    OneLife LA was an amazing day. I was so happy to see so many of you come out to be with us at Exposition Park.

  • OneLife L.A. – UNA VISIÓN PARA LOS ÁNGELES Y MÁS ALLÁ
    January 20, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    Mientras escribo, nos estamos preparando para nuestro tercer festival anual de la familia OneLife L.A. 2017 (UnaVida L.A. 2017), una celebración para elevar una alabanza por la vida y la dignidad humanas.

  • OneLife L.A. – UNA VISIÓN PARA LOS ÁNGELES Y MÁS ALLÁ
    January 20, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    Mientras escribo, nos estamos preparando para nuestro tercer festival anual de la familia OneLife L.A. 2017 (UnaVida L.A. 2017), una celebración para elevar una alabanza por la vida y la dignidad humanas.

  • OneLife: A vision for LA and beyond
    January 19, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    As I write, we are getting ready for our third annual OneLife LA family festival in praise of human life and human dignity.

  • Eyes on the prize
    January 10, 2017  |  The Latest  |  

    We begin this new year as we do every year, with hopes for a brighter tomorrow.

    And as we always do, Catholics in the United States begin this new year with the recognition of National Migration Week.