Archbishop Jose Gomez

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Catholic Church Helps Defeat ‘Death With Dignity’ Proposal In Calif. Senate

The Catholic Church, often out of step with California’s liberal Legislature, notched a prominent win at the statehouse this week defeating a proposal to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.

07/08/2015

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Archbishop Gomez Discusses Selection Of Pope Francis

Pope Francis established many firsts Wednesday — first Pope named Francis, first Jesuit, first from Latin America.

03/13/2013

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Group Doesn’t Want Cardinal Mahony To Help Pick Next Pope

Some local Catholics don’t feel Cardinal Roger Mahony should be able to participate in the upcoming papal conclave in Rome.

02/15/2013

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Mahony Hands Over LA Archdiocese To Jose Gomez

Cardinal Roger Mahony turned over the reins of the Los Angeles Archdiocese to Archbishop Jose Gomez Sunday at the age of 75.

02/27/2011

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Cardinal Roger Mahony’s Legacy

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2011