|1840 – 1846 1||Bishop Francisco Garcia Diego y Moreno|
|1948 – 1970 5||Cardinal James Francis McIntyre|
|1970 – 1985||Cardinal Timothy Manning|
|1985 – 2011 6||Cardinal Roger M. Mahony|
|2011 – Present||Archbishop José Horacio Gómez|
The Most Reverend José H. Gómez is the current archbishop of Los Angeles, having automatically succeeded his predecessor, Cardinal Roger Mahony, who served for 25 years, upon the latter’s retirement which took effect on March 1, 2011.
A retired Los Angeles cardinal accused of mismanaging a child sex abuse crisis has been stripped of all administrative and public duties by his successor. Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony, 76, has apologised for his “failure”, Archbishop Jose Gomez said on Thursday.
Cardinal: Appointed by the pope, 178 cardinals worldwide, including 13 in the U.S., make up the College of Cardinals. As a body, it advises the pope and, on his death, elects a new pope. Archbishop: An archbishop is a bishop of a main or metropolitan diocese, also called an archdiocese.
About the Archbishop Most Reverend José H. Gomez is the Archbishop of Los Angeles, the nation’s largest Catholic community. He also serves as President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
There are 288 parishes located in 120 cities throughout the Archdiocese. There are 30 missions and chapels and 16 Eastern Catholic churches.
It is interesting to note that cardinals have been introduced into southern California and Hawaii. They do not migrate and are year round residents wherever they live. … Cardinals are songbirds that make their home in thickets of all sorts, whether in the desert or in woodlands.
As of November 2020, six of these metropolitans are cardinals of the Catholic Church: Boston (Seán O’Malley), Chicago (Blase Cupich), Galveston-Houston (Daniel DiNardo), Newark (Joseph Tobin), New York (Timothy Dolan), and Washington (Wilton Daniel Gregory).
Cardinals who work at the Vatican and live there or in Rome are believed to get salaries of about 4,000 to 5,000 euros ($4,730 to $5,915) a month, and many live in large apartments at well below market rents.
|His Eminence Roger Michael Mahony KGCHS|
|Birth name||Roger Michael Mahony|
|Born||February 27, 1936 Los Angeles, California, United States|
The Cardinals live in different Dioceses and some in Rome especially those appointed in Vatican Offices and Congregations. The rest resides in their Metropolitan Cathedral governing their Archdiocese.
With the revision of the Code of Canon Law promulgated in 1917 by Pope Benedict XV, only those who are already priests or bishops may be appointed cardinals. Since the time of Pope John XXIII a priest who is appointed a cardinal must be consecrated a bishop, unless he obtains a dispensation.
|Pope Saint Linus|
|Ordination||by Paul the Apostle|
Although in some languages the word is used as a form of address for bishops, which is its primary use in those languages, this is not customary in English. (Accordingly, in English, use of “Monsignor” is dropped for a priest who becomes a bishop.)
Archbishop is a bishop of higher rank or office. Archbishops can be elected or appointed by the Pope. Archbishops are the highest of the three traditional orders of deacon, priest, and bishop.
In the Catholic Church, archbishops and bishops rank below cardinals. Becoming a bishop is the third and fullest level of the Sacrament of Holy Orders. The first level is the ordination of a deacon, the second is the ordination of a priest, and the third is the ordination of a bishop.
Blase Joseph Cupich (/ˈsuːpɪtʃ/ SOO-pitch; March 19, 1949) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, a cardinal who serves as Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
First Congregational Church of Los AngelesHeight157 ft (48 m) (tower)Floor area157,000 sq ft (14,600 m2)MaterialsReinforced concreteClergy
Auxiliary Bishops of Los Angeles. The Archbishop is supported by five Auxiliary Bishops to assist with the pastoral and administrative needs of the five pastoral regions of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
There are 34 active Roman Catholic archbishops in the United States. (Five are also cardinals, which means they vote in papal elections.)
It can be found in southeastern Canada, through the eastern United States from Maine to Minnesota to Texas, and south through Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. It is also an introduced species in a few locations such as Bermuda and Hawaii. Its habitat includes woodlands, gardens, shrublands, and wetlands.
Cardinals can be found in the north as far as Maine and parts of southern Canada. In the south, they extend through Central America and the Gulf Coast. They are native to the west as far as South Dakota and Texas.
A native of southern South America, this cardinal has been successfully introduced to other tropical and semi-tropical regions such as Hawaii and Puerto Rico. … They share the distinctive red crest of other cardinals, which gives them their name, but are otherwise dull, with gray backs and white breasts.
His Eminence Francis ArinzeOrdination23 November 1958 by Gregorio Pietro AgagianianConsecration29 August 1965 by Charles HeereyCreated cardinal25 May 1985 by Pope John Paul IIRankCardinal-Bishop
Cardinals summoned to Rome. Popes are chosen by the College of Cardinals, the Church’s most senior officials, who are appointed by the Pope and usually ordained bishops. They are summoned to a meeting at the Vatican which is followed by the Papal election – or Conclave.
His Holiness Lucian PulvermacherPope Pius XIIIChurchTrue Catholic ChurchPapacy began24 October 1998Papacy ended30 November 2009
The Popemobile is a specially-equipped car that the Pope rides in for his frequent public appearances. The Popemobiles are modified to protect the Pope while enabling him to be visible to crowds. The first pope to use the Popemobile was Pope John II in the 1970s.
It is valued at $650,000. Both the ring and the cross are engraved with the Christian Chi Rho symbol, which indicates that both were most probably made by Vatican jewelers in the early 1900′s with existing jewels from the Vatican’s own collection, Bill Rau said.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church in March 2013, becoming Pope Francis. He is the first pope from the Americas.
In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop. The word comes from the Greek αρχι (archi), which means “first” or “chief,” and επισκοπος (episcopos), which means “overseer” or “supervisor.”
The early papacy Peter was Rome’s first bishop or that he was martyred in Rome (according to tradition, he was crucified upside down) during a persecution of the Christians in the mid-60s ce.
All bishops in the United States receive the same salary, according to a formula set by the General Conference. The salary for United States bishops for 2016 is $150,000. In addition, each bishop is provided an episcopal residence.
RankNameBorn1Giovanni Battista Re*30 January 1934 (age 87)2Leonardo Sandri18 November 1943 (age 78)3Angelo Sodano*23 November 1927 (age 94)4Francis Arinze*1 November 1932 (age 89)
Cardinal priests are bishops who serve in dioceses outside Rome. The overwhelming majority of cardinals are cardinal priests, including U.S. cardinals.
There are currently 128 serving cardinals.
In the Catholic Church, a bishop, priest, or deacon may be dismissed from the clerical state as a penalty for certain grave offences, or by a papal decree granted for grave reasons.
Pope Linus. According to Catholic tradition, Saint Linus (d. c. 67 – 80) was the second bishop of Rome, succeeding the first “pope,” Saint Peter, after Peter’s martyrdom.