Comunicado sobre la Toma de Posesión de Joseph R. Biden Jr., Como 46º Presidente de Estados Unidos de América

Reverendísimo José H. Gomez Arzobispo de Los Ángeles, Presidente de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Estados Unidos 20 de enero de 2021 Mis oraciones están hoy con nuestro nuevo presidente y su familia. Oro para que Dios le conceda sabiduría y valor para liderar a esta gran nación y para que le ayude a […] more

Statement on the Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr., as 46th President of the United States of America

Most Reverend José H. Gomez Archbishop of Los Angeles, President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops January 20, 2021 My prayers are with our new President and his family today. I am praying that God grant him wisdom and courage to lead this great nation and that God help him to meet the tests of […] more

U.S. Bishops’ President Condemns Violent Protests and Prays for Safety as Chaos Threatens U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON —Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement in response to today’s violence in the United States Capitol: “I join people of good will in condemning the violence today at the United States Capitol. This is not who we are as Americans. […] more

Catholic Moral Teaching and Tradition on COVID-19 Vaccines Eng/Spn

Catholic Moral Teaching and Tradition on COVID-19 Vaccines As the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines against COVID-19 become available, it is critically important that Catholics and others have an accurate understanding of how these vaccines may be viewed from the perspective of Catholic moral teaching and tradition. The Vatican’s doctrinal office, the Congregation for the Doctrine […] more

Statement from The Most Reverend Joseph V. Brennan, D.D. in collaboration with Right to Life of Central California

On Thursday, November 19th, I released a video about possible ethical issues with the vaccines that are in development to combat COVID-19. That video, along with subsequent comments to media entities that were disseminated in local, statewide, and national outlets, created some confusion among Catholics about the Church’s stance on these possible treatments. In this […] more

COVID Vaccines: A Pastoral Guide ENG/SPN

Over the last several months, the federal government has partnered with a number of researchers and pharmaceutical companies to develop a vaccine to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. This work has led to the possibility of more than one vaccine being available for patients as early as the first quarter of 2021. Widespread distribution of a […] more

U.S. Bishop Chairmen for Pro-Life and Doctrine Address Ethical Concerns on the New COVID-19 Vaccines

WASHINGTON– On December 14, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued a statement on the new COVID-19 vaccines. In their statement, the bishops […] more

Recalling the Meaning of Advent, U.S. Bishop Chairmen Call for End to Executions

December 7, 2020   WASHINGTON —With more federal executions scheduled in December and January, two bishop chairmen call on the Administration to recall God’s mercy during Advent. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann […] more

California Catholic Conference, Catholic Health Ministries and Catholic Charities Support COVID-19 Vaccines

The California Catholic Conference [i] affirms that Pfizer and Moderna’s impending COVID-19 vaccines are morally acceptable and are committed to working closely with Catholic health ministries and Catholic Charities to: Promote and encourage vaccination against COVID-19 in collaboration with state and local governments and other entities; Advocate on behalf of vulnerable populations to ensure they […] more

Cộng đồng Công giáo California, Bộ Y tế Công giáo và các tổ chức từ thiện Công giáo hỗ trợ Tiêm chủng COVID-19

Cộng đồng Công giáo California, Bộ Y tế Công giáo và Tổ chức từ thiện Công giáo Hỗ trợ Tiêm chủng COVID-19 Hội đồng Công giáo California chứng nhận rằng vắc xin COVID-19 Pfizer và Moderna sắp được sử dụng phù hợp với đạo đức nghề nghiệp và đang hợp tác chặt chẽ với Bộ […] more

Conferencia Católica de California, Ministerios de la Salud Católicos y Caridades Católicas Apoyan Vacunas Contra el COVID-19

La Conferencia Católica de California[i] afirma que las inminentes vacunas contra el COVID-19 de Pfizer y Moderna son moralmente aceptables y se comprometen a trabajar en estrecha colaboración con los ministerios de la salud católicos y Caridades Católicas para: Promover y fomentar la vacunación contra el COVID-19 en colaboración con los gobiernos estatales y locales […] more

Thanksgiving During Covid-19 – Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely