Archbishop Gomez: Reflections on the Church and America’s New Religions

11-14-2021Recommended ResourcesNational Catholic Register

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops articulates a constructive Christian response to the challenge posed by “woke” secular ideologies and social justice movements.

Editor's Note: This is the full text of a video address delivered today by Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles, to the Congress of Catholics and Public Life in Madrid, Spain.

My friends,

I am sorry that I cannot be with you in person. But I am honored by your invitation to address this distinguished Congress.

You have asked me to address a serious, sensitive, and complicated topic — the rise of new secular ideologies and movements for social change in the United States and the implications for the Church.