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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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