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  • California church leaders react to announcement of Serra’s sainthood
    January 17, 2015  |  In The News  |  

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Across California, church leaders greeted with joy the news that Pope Francis intends to canonize in September one of the state’s most well-known figures, Blessed Junipero Serra, founder of many of the state’s Catholic missions.

  • Archbishop Jose Gomez to headline event at Grand Park
    January 17, 2015  |  In The News  |  

    Thousands are expected to congregate at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday for an event headlined by Catholic Archbishop Jose Gomez.

    The event, named OneLife LA, will celebrate “the beauty of every human life from conception to natural death” and feature speakers discussing adoption, human trafficking and suicide, among other topics, according to the Los Angeles Archdiocese.

  • Los Angeles archdiocese expects thousands at first-ever, massive pro-life conference on Saturday
    January 16, 2015  |  In The News  |  

    A first-of-its kind major pro-life event is taking place this Saturday in Los Angeles, a brand-new initiative inspired by L.A.’s pro-life archbishop.

    “This is completely the idea of Archbishop (Jose) Gomez,” Kathleen Buckley Domingo, Life Coordinator for the archdiocese’s Office of Life, Justice and Peace told LifeSiteNews. “He really provided the entire vision and framework for this event.”

  • Decision to canonize Father Junipero Serra draws divided reaction
    January 16, 2015  |  In The News  |  

    He wandered beyond the edge of Christendom into a rugged land of “infidels” he sought to convert.

    When Father Junipero Serra and his cavalcade arrived at la bahia de San Diego in 1769, between 225,000 and 310,000 natives inhabited the territory that would become the state of California. The string of missions he and his Franciscan order established would become an origin story for the state, a folkloric tale of vineyards and benevolent friars, taught to students from Modoc to San Ysidro.

  • OneLife LA: Huge Pro-life Event Comes to Nation’s Abortion Capital This Weekend
    January 15, 2015  |  In The News  |  

    Just days before hundreds of thousands of people will gather in the nation’s capital for the annual March for Life, pro-lifers on the West Coast will get their chance to celebrate the beauty and dignity of every human life at OneLifeLA, the first-ever large-scale pro-life event in The City of Angels, on Jan. 17.

  • CATHOLIC CHURCH: Inland bishops in L.A. anti-abortion march
    January 14, 2015  |  In The News  |  

    Inland Bishops Gerald Barnes and Rutilio del Riego will participate Saturday in the OneLife LA march and rally against abortion in downtown Los Angeles.

    This is the inaugural year for the march, which goes beyond opposition to abortion to “celebrate the beauty of all human life from conception to death,” said Kevin Kast, project coordinator for the Office of Life, Justice and Peace for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles and a spokesman for the event.

  • Pro-life event designed with a California audience in mind
    January 13, 2015  |  In The News  |  

  • One Family Under God: Archbishop Gomez Addresses Immigration Reform
    January 12, 2015  |  In The News  |  

    LOS ANGELES — For Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, if the Church is a family, then the faithful are all brothers and sisters.

  • Funeral Services Held For Mother, Son Killed While Crossing Street In Redondo Beach
    January 10, 2015  |  In The News  |  

    REDONDO BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Funeral services were held Saturday for a 36-year-old woman and her 6-year-old son who were fatally struck by a car as they were leaving a student Christmas concert.

    According to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the funeral began at 10:00 a.m. for Martha and Samuel Gaza, located at St. James Catholic Church located at 415 Vincent Street.

  • Celebran misa por los inmigrantes
    January 5, 2015  |  In The News  |  

    Para iniciar la Semana del Inmigrante, la iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Victoria realizó una misa para pedir por todos los refugiados, niños inmigrantes y las victimas de tráfico humano.