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Archbishop Gomez to Speak Out on Immigration Reform at LA5 Rotary Club of Los Angeles

 

Archbishop Jose GomezARCHBISHOP JOSÉ GOMEZ TO DELIVER SPEECH ON IMMIGRATION REFORM, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THE SOCIAL FABRIC OF LOS ANGELES 

The Rotary Club of Los Angeles (LA5), will host Archbishop Gomez at a luncheon at Noon on Friday, Jan. 10, at The City Club in Downtown Los Angeles

WHO: 

The Most Reverend José H. Gomez, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the nation’s largest Catholic archdiocese with more than 4.5 million residents in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties; Author of “Immigration and the Next America: Renewing the Soul of Our Nation.”  Business, government and community leaders from The Rotary Club of Los Angeles (LA5).

WHEN:

Noon on Friday, Jan., 10. Lunch: 12:15 p.m. Speech by Archbishop Gomez: 12:45-1:15 p.m.

WHERE:

The new City Club, City National Bank Tower, 555 South Flower Street, 51st Floor, Los Angeles, 90071. Tickets are $40 for members and guests. (Complimentary tickets for media. Please let us know if you’d like to join us for lunch.) Valet parking for $8 with validation in the building.  

WHAT:          

Archbishop Gomez will discuss “The Catholic Church, Immigration Reform and the Social Fabric of Los Angeles” as part of LA5’s “Newsmakers and Thought Leaders” Speaker Series.

WHY:

Archbishop Gomez is one of the leading moral voices in the Catholic Church, especially on the national debate about immigration. Finding a path to citizenship while recognizing the human needs of Southern California’s undocumented residents is a priority for Archbishop Gomez.

Archbishop Gomez will discuss the Catholic Church and the social fabric of Los Angeles.

Archbishop Gomez is the Chairman of the United States Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration and a papal appointee to the Pontifical Commission for Latin America. Archbishop Gomez is a native of Monterrey, Mexico and a naturalized American citizen.

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