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 associated with the US bishops’ conference, calling it a “eloquent sign” for migrants.
Archbishop Gomez had been elected president regarding the USCCB Nov. 12 through the US bishops’ plenary installation.
Bishop Miranda, the assistant general regarding the bishops that are mexican seminar, told ACI Prensa that on interacting Gomez’ election into the Mexican bishops, “the response had been certainly one of applause, joy and feeling on getting the headlines about Archbishop Jose Gomez as president regarding the American bishops’ conference. Afterward bishops also arrived up to me and explained they certainly were very pleased with this news.”
The Mexican bishops are keeping their assembly that is plenary Nov in Cuautitlan Izcalli.
Bishop Miranda said that “the entire conference rejoiced with this particular difference fond of a compatriot, a cousin, plus in my situation, someone from my hometown.”
The Mexican prelate highlighted that the connection amongst the Mexican bishops’ seminar and Archbishop Gomez “has been exceedingly close.”
He additionally noted that Archbishop Gomez has aided the Church in Mexico aided by the company associated with First National Meeting in the Protection of Minors, become held in March 2020.
Bishop Miranda stated the Mexican bishops “are really grateful for that,” and emphasized that the election of Archbishop Gomez “is a gesture, is an indication, in numerous methods, toward immigrants, toward Mexicans.”
“It’s a distinction, a motion … of this importance they have been providing into the community that is hispanic” he said.
Gomez, 67, may be the very first Latino to lead the US bishops’ seminar. […]