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Report: Pope chooses Jose Gomez bishop for Los Angeles

A press conference has been scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday at the cathedral Downtown amid reports in the Catholic media and blogosphere that Mexican-born Jose Gomez, 58 and the archbishop of San Antonio since 2005, will be appointed by Pope Benedict as coadjutor-archbishop of Los Angeles. He would succeed Cardinal Roger Mahony, who is due to retire soon.
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Catholics applaud naming of Latino archbishop to head the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (4 years ago)

Catholics around Southern California expressed joy Tuesday at the announcement that Archbishop Jose Gomez, from San Antonio, will replace Cardinal Roger Mahony when he retires next year as head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of L... Read Post

Archbishop Jose Gomez Named To Take Over Los Angeles Archdiocese

United States / Los Angeles : Huffington Post: Los Angeles Blog (4 years ago)

VATICAN CITY — The pope on Tuesday named Archbishop Jose Gomez of San Antonio, Texas, to take over the Los Angeles archdiocese when its current... Read Post

Latino Archbishop to Head the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

United States / Los Angeles : LAist (4 years ago)

Archbishop Jose Gomez of San Antonio takes questions from the media at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels this morning | AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes Jose Gomez, the current Archbishop of San Antonio, is slated to take over the A... Read Post


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