Archbishop Gomez calls (on Facebook) for moral state budget

archbishop-gomez-facebook.jpgLos Angeles' Archbishop José H. Gomez joined with other California bishops in issuing a "statement of moral principles to help legislators and citizens find a just solution to California's budget dilemma. We urge every one in this process to look beyond their own self-interest to the common good of our people." He put the statement (with a link) on his Facebook page. His predecessor, Cardinal Roger Mahony, was the first leader of the Los Angeles archdiocese to blog. Now Gomez is the first local archbishop with a Facebook account. He plans to post video and updates there from a trip later this month to Rome to receive the Pallium, a garment worn during Mass signifying a Metropolitan Archbishop’s apostolic link with the Bishop of Rome. About 300 people are expected to travel with Gomez.


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