Church in Mexico hails election of Archbishop Gomez as USCCB

Church in Mexico hails election of Archbishop Gomez as USCCB Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico, Nov 14, 2019 / 07:01 pm (CNA).- Bishop Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola, auxiliary bishop of Monterrey, has welcomed the election of Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles as president of the US bishops’ conference, calling it an sign that is“eloquent for migrants. Archbishop Gomez was elected president of the USCCB Nov. 12 during the US bishops’ plenary assembly. Bishop Miranda, the secretary general of the Mexican bishops’ conference, told ACI Prensa that on communicating Gomez’ election to the Mexican bishops, “the reaction was one of applause, joy and emotion on receiving the news about Archbishop Jose Gomez as president of the American bishops’ conference.