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  • Political leaders join LA Archbishop in 24-hour fast for immigration reform (photos)
    November 26, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    With the clock running out on immigration reform this year, a group of high-profile labor, faith and civic leaders from Los Angeles tried to bring urgency to the issue by joining a 24-hour fast.

  • Arzobispo de Los Ángeles ayunará por reforma migratoria
    November 26, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    Los Ángeles – El arzobispo de Los Ángeles Monseñor José Gómez anunció hoy su participación en un ayuno de 24 horas en solidaridad con los esfuerzos nacionales que presionan al Congreso para que apruebe una reforma migratoria antes de que finalice el año.

  • Catholic, Buddhist Leaders Hail New Driver License Law, Call on Washington to Expedite Immigration Reform
    November 26, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    “Driving is one of the basic necessities of life,” said Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez at a rally held on the day of the signing at Los Angeles City Hall. “So this new law is going to make a big difference for millions of people in their everyday lives. It will make it easier for them to get to work, to go to school, to go the store, to get to church. This bill will make our families, our communities and our economy stronger.”

  • Monseñor Romero ya tiene plaza
    November 24, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    El Parque MacArthur ya tiene el honor de albergar el monumento que rinde tributo a la memoria de Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, quien murió defendiendo la justicia social en El Salvador, durante el conflicto armado en el pequeño país centroamericano.

  • NASA Map Helps With Philippine Recovery
    November 22, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    LOS ANGELES — Aid and reconstruction workers responding to the disaster in the Philippines now have one more tool to help them in their work. A map created by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows areas that suffered the most damage from Typhoon Haiyan. Scientists in Southern California created the map, which also is home to the largest Philippine-American community.

  • Students in Los Angeles Archdiocese raise money for typhoon victims
    November 18, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles kicked off its “Prayers for the Philippines” fundraiser Monday to send relief to those struggling in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

  • LA Catholic School Students Asked To Bring $1 For Philippines Aid
    November 18, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    LOS ANGELES ( — Students at Catholic elementary schools in the Los Angeles Archdiocese are being asked to each bring a dollar to class Monday for Philippine relief efforts.

  • Altadena Church Involved in Philippines Relief Effort
    November 18, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles dedicated Sunday’s mid-morning Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

  • Catholics press immigration reform
    November 17, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    Irma Ulloa held on tight to her baby daughter as she raised her camera to capture the procession of Catholics and banners in support of immigration reform.

    The Santa Ana resident could barely hold back the tears Saturday. It was her first time at the new Christ Cathedral. And her first time at an immigration advocacy event.

  • Hope Comes to Detention Center During Special Inmate Service
    November 17, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    Hope is scheduled come to the Los Angeles County Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood in the form of a portrait of the Virgen de Guadalupe Peregrina.