Arquidiócesis de Los Ángeles lanza aplicación para prevenir abortos
La Arquidiócesis de Los Ángeles presentó hoy una aplicación o App diseñada para ofrecer recursos de asesoría para madres embarazadas en crisis, que estén considerando o hayan decidido tener un aborto.
CCC: State’s budget plan is better, but still lacks essentials
Incremental increases to poverty reduction programs in Governor Jerry Brown’s $155 billion proposed budget for 2014-15 don’t begin to meet the cuts sustained during the state’s recent Great Recession, said the top official at the bishops’ California Catholic Conference.
Immigration reform: ‘We are talking about souls, not statistics’
Hello, my name is Jersey and today is my birthday. My birthday wish is I would like to have my dad to be with me because this is a very important day and my dad is very meaningful to me and it has been so long that he hasn’t been with me in two of my birthdays, last year and today.”
Sisters Walk Against Human Trafficking
From the stone steps of St. Basil Church on Wilshire Boulevard, more than 100 people rallied on the morning of Jan. 11 — national Human Trafficking Awareness Day — before marching through Koreatown for nearly an hour. Many were Catholic women religious of the Los Angeles Archdiocese, whose congregations sponsor the annual consciousness-raising event with CAST (Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking).
L.A. archbishop: Call for immigration change ‘about human dignity’
The archbishop of Los Angeles suggested on Tuesday pushing aside politics to consider the divisive immigration debate as “a life issue and a family issue.”
US migrants: ‘care for our children, build our homes, but have no rights’
The Archbishop of Los Angeles, Mgr Jose Gomez, has spoken about the need to continue to urge for a review of immigration policy in the United States. This is simply to ask for a more humane approach towards immigrants, he said: “They are always, first and foremost, human beings”.
Archbishop Gomez: No path to U.S. citizenship would mean ‘permanent underclass’
A piecemeal approach to immigration reform may get some support from U.S. Catholic church leaders, but Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez is clear on where he’d like to see the line drawn.
Remember ‘human faces’ of immigration, LA archbishop says
Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles has said Americans have to see “the human faces of immigration”: the children and families suffering under America’s “broken” immigration policy.
Longtime ‘Sun’ editor tapped to lead L.A. archdiocese newspapers
For nearly a decade, John David Long-García has revealed the scope and mission of the Catholic Church throughout the pages of The Catholic Sun.
Archbishop Gomez calls for compassion, empathy in immigration debate
In two recent talks to civic organizations, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles discussed the plight of immigrants who are present in the United States illegally.