September 24, 2019  |  By:   |  Press Releases  |  

— new design will help readers better navigate the website and understand current times from a faith perspective—

Angelus, the first diocesan publication with a multimedia and digital platforms launched three years ago by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, has unveiled a new redesign of to help readers better navigate the website and understand current times with the eyes of faith and live it with their families and communities.

“For a whole year, we’ve worked on rethinking and redesigning this site while listening to feedback from our digital audience. And so, many of the improvements to are thanks to feedback offered by readers,” said Pablo Kay, Angelus News editor-in-chief. “This is Archbishop Gomez’s courageous vision for Catholic journalism here in LA, and it is part of our mission to help form and inform engaged Catholics in today’s world.”

Angelus News replaced the former Archdiocese’s newspaper The Tidings in July 2016, taking to heart the motto of Saint Junípero Serra, the founder of the first nine of the 21 missions of California, “Always forward, never back.” It includes a weekly magazine with analysis of events and trends shaping the Church and our society, reflections and advice by renown Catholic writers and quality journalism covering the local Catholic community, the award-winning daily email newsletter Always Forward, and the website,

The web redesign includes a Letters to the Editor page, where readers are welcomed to write their opinion about the content, and a new Classifieds page with employment and services opportunities.

There is also a new Events Calendar where people can submit an event, as well as an Obituaries page and the new LA Catholics section featuring news from around the tri-county Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Ventura, Santa Barbara and Los Angeles).

The site has also been redesigned to offer photo and video galleries capturing moments from events and stories generated at parishes, schools and ministries throughout the Archdiocese, which can be viewed in the new Photo & Video page

The new better features the contributors already loved by its readership, including Archbishop José H. Gomez, Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of the Santa Barbara Pastoral Region, Father Ronald Rolheiser and Heather King, plus the respected Catholic writers John L. Allen Jr., Mike Aquilina, Scott Hahn, Ph.D., Kathryn Jean Lopez, Greg Erlandson, and Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie, M.D.

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