New moment in Baltimore: What Archbishop Gomez's election tells us about the Church today

Vol. 4 | No. 40 | November 22-29, 2019

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) president-elect Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles smiles while outgoing president Cardinal Daniel DiNardo gives final remarks at the close of the conference’s fall assembly in Baltimore Nov. 13. On Page 10, editor-in-chief Pablo Kay reports from Baltimore on how Archbishop Gomez came to earn the trust of his brother bishops. On Page 16, John Allen breaks down what the election of Archbishop Gomez and Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron as the USCCB’s president and vice president means for the American Church.

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