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The director of a pro-life pregnancy-center network says they have been ‘working for the past 26 years to create a safety net’ for the post-Roe era.
More than 1,700 people participated in the pilgrimage from Mission San Gabriel Arcángel to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.
Archbishop Gomez to Ukrainian Catholics in Los Angeles: ‘We Are Praying for a Swift End to the Evil of This War’
Russia invaded Ukraine Feb. 24. More than 368,000 Ukrainians have already fled the country.
‘I believe the best way for the Church to understand the new social justice movements,’ said the USCCB president, ‘is to understand them as pseudo-religions, and even replacements and rivals to traditional Christian beliefs.’
Since his term began as president of the U.S. bishops’ conference in 2019, the archbishop has had to face squabbles among the episcopacy, the fallout from the McCarrick Report, a scandal within conference administration and his disgraced predecessor in Los Angeles inserting himself into the public eye.
“But my brothers, our neighbors do not need a new story. What they need is to hear the true story — the beautiful story of Christ's love for us, his dying and rising from the dead for us, and the hope he brings to our lives.”
St. Junipero Serra, the archbishops noted, traveled 2,000 miles to Mexico City when he was aged and infirm “to demand that authorities adopt a native bill of rights he had written.”
Most bishops voiced support for a teaching document on Holy Communion, but some pushed for the removal of the section that would address public officials who are at odds with the Church on abortion and other issues.