Archbishop Jose Gomez
Pope Francis established many firsts Wednesday — first Pope named Francis, first Jesuit, first from Latin America.
Some local Catholics don’t feel Cardinal Roger Mahony should be able to participate in the upcoming papal conclave in Rome.
Cardinal Roger Mahony turned over the reins of the Los Angeles Archdiocese to Archbishop Jose Gomez Sunday at the age of 75.
When Cardinal Roger Mahony was ordained nearly a half century ago, the Roman Catholic church was in the throes of a modernization and renewal — and the lanky young priest who grew up near his family’s poultry processing plant was seen as a leading liberal light for the times.