Archbishop José H. Gomez is the 5th and current Archbishop of Los Angeles (@lacatholics) and the President of @USCCB.
Aug 3, 2018 • 25 tweets • 5 min read
Friends, for some years now, I have expressed my concern that the #DeathPenalty is both cruel and unnecessary and I have called for its abolition.
So, I welcome the changes to The Catechism of the Catholic Church on the #DeathPenalty and I am grateful for @Pontifex's leadership in working for an end to judicial executions worldwide.
Jun 19, 2018 • 22 tweets • 11 min read
Friends, the law is a teacher and so is the way we enforce our laws. So what lessons are we teaching at our nation’s southern border? The pictures are dramatic and they fill you with sadness and anger. #ImmigrationCrisis#ZeroTolerance
Immigrant children — some barely old enough to walk, some infants still in their mothers’ arms — being torn away from their undocumented parents as they try to cross the border. More than 2,000 children have been seized by border authorities in the last six weeks alone.