Dec 25, 2016 Cardenal Mahony confía que el pueblo impedirá deportación de universitarios
El cardenal Roger Mahony, anterior arzobispo de Los Ángeles (EE.UU.), se mostró confiado de que los estadounidenses impedirán que los jóvenes universitarios indocumentados beneficiados con DACA sean deportados y despojados de ese alivio como lo ha prometido el presidente electo, Donald Trump.
Feb 23, 2013 Heikler Kardinal mit Stimmrecht bei der Papstwahl
Roger Mahony hat als Bischof von Los Angeles zahllose Missbrauchsfälle vertuscht. Soll er den Papst wählen dürfen? Aus Kirche und Öffentlichkeit kommen Warnungen – manche subtil, manche entsetzt
Dopo la clamorosa sospensione il cardinale Mahony accusa il suo successore Gomez: “Perché solo ora questa mossa?”
Feb 09, 2013 Ein Kardinal muss büßen
Erzbischof Gomez hat seinen Vorgänger Kardinal Mahony wegen dessen Umgangs mit Missbrauchsfällen von allen verbliebenen Ämtern abgesetzt. Ein ungewöhnlicher Schritt gegenüber einem in der kirchlichen Hierarchie höher stehenden Mitbruder.
Feb 09, 2013 Cardinal Roger Mahony defends his legacy on church child abuse
Retired Roman Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahony defended his tattered legacy one day after Archbishop Jose Gomez stripped Mahony of his administrative duties and released thousands of pages of confidential files on sexually abusive priests.
Feb 03, 2010 For Cardinal Mahony, Twilight... and "Shadow"
Over recent months, a growing wildfire of chatter -- both from the West Coast and points beyond -- has carried word of an expedited timetable on what'll arguably be Benedict XVI's most important pick for the Stateside bench: the pontiff's choice of a successor to Cardinal Roger Mahony as head of the nation's largest local church, the 5 million-member archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Dec 05, 2007 Cardinal Mahony speaks with NCR
Los Angeles is the capital of the world's
entertainment industry, and since 1985 the Catholic church there has been led by a figure seemingly made for Tinseltown: Cardinal Roger Mahony, 71, perhaps the most media-savvy American bishop (among other things, Mahony is an Internet adept) and something of a cultural celebrity in his own right.
Jul 07, 2007 Cardinal Mahony's statement regarding immigration bill
My brothers and sisters, although I am profoundly disappointed with the moral failure on the part of our legislators for not passing comprehensive immigration reform, I, your archbishop, your auxiliary bishops, your priests and our entire Catholic Church are not giving up. We are here today to ask you not to become discouraged and not to lose hope. We have to keep fighting and, we will continue fighting.
May 09, 2007 The Cry of the Oppressed, at Home
Last night, Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles delivered the Fifth Annual Templeton Lecture on Economic Liberties and the Constitution before a full house at Philadelphia's National Constitution Center.
Apr 19, 2007 On the Wane?
Anyone who's kept a close eye on things Catholic here in the States in recent years would be hard-pressed to deny that the most perilous cost of the sexual abuse scandal hasn't come in the form of the massive settlements with victim-survivors, the diminished Mass attendance in many places, or even the increased shuttering of parishes and schools (as difficult as each of these has been), but the loss of credibility in the church's leadership, a sea change not so much wrought by the abuse itself, but by its cover-up, or even the perception thereof.
Mar 28, 2007 Cardinal says Chavez still inspires commitment to immigration reform
Cesar Chavez's commitment to justice for the most vulnerable members of society continues to influence Catholics today who are fighting for comprehensive immigration reform, said Cardinal Roger M. Mahony of Los Angeles during the annual Mass honoring the legendary labor leader.
Mar 08, 2007 Cardinal Mahony 2007 Online Chat
On Friday, March 2, 2007, at 11:15 a.m. PST, ChurchWerks.com hosted an online chat session with Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony, live from the main Exhibit Hall at the Religious Education Congress in Anaheim, Calif. Our thanks to Ellie Hidalgo of The Tidings for help with moderating the chat.
Feb 03, 2007 Cardinal inaugurates new Achdiocesan Pastoral Council
The new Archdiocesan Pastoral Council responsible for setting a vision for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and evaluating implementation of Synod initiatives is "here for the care and the concern of the whole archdiocese," Cardinal Roger Mahony told council members at their inaugural meeting.
Oct 06, 2006 LA Cardinal Mahony Issues Special Taped message to Catholics on Pro-Life Proposition
In an extraordinary move, Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles, prepared taped messages in Spanish and English which were to be played on Sunday, Oct. 1, at all 288 parishes in the archdiocese. In the message, Cardinal Mahony urged Catholics to vote yes on Proposition 85 and to pray for its passage every day until the November elections.
Sept 25, 2006 Cardinal Mahony says pope's remarks create a "teachable moment"
Cardinal Roger M. Mahony said at a meeting with local Muslim leaders that Pope Benedict XVI's recent remarks quoting a medieval emperor that characterized some of the teachings of Islam's founder as "evil and inhuman" created a "teachable moment" to affirm the commonalities between the two faiths.
Sept 25, 2006 Dr. Michael Downey selected as cardinal's biographer
In a memorandum to the Archdiocesan Leadership Team and the Auxiliary Bishops, Cardinal Roger Mahony announced that, after "wide consultation and careful consideration," he has selected theologian-author Dr. Michael Downey to write his biography.
Sept 12, 2006 Cardinal Mahony Reflects On 9/11 In Ceremony
The head of the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles called on Christians Monday to see "light" despite the darkness of terrorism, and allow the power of God to overcome fanaticism.
Jun 15, 2006 Cardinal Calls For Humane Immigration Legislation
Cardinal Roger Mahony Wednesday called on federal lawmakers to pass immigration legislation that includes humane border enforcement and does not criminalize people who sneak across the borders.
Apr 27, 2006 Chrism Mass: Cardinal affirms evangelization efforts by all
Calling the annual Chrism Mass his favorite liturgy of the year, Cardinal Roger Mahony led a celebration April 10 in which he encouraged all in ministry --- clergy, religious and lay --- to continue Christ's work of evangelization and to stand with the oppressed.
Apr 21, 2006 Mahony is correct on immigration
There’s a certain irony in the criticism leveled at Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony regarding his recent statements on the immigration legislation before Congress.
Apr 06, 2006 Cardinal joins fight for undocumented workers' rights
One day, Roger Mahony, then about 12 years old, was working in his father's poultry processing plant in the San Fernando Valley when law enforcement agents searching for undocumented immigrants raided the facility.
Apr 04, 2006 Cardinal speaks for charity and justice
It was simple and direct. "Denying aid to a fellow human being violates a law with a higher authority than Congress - the Law of God." By Leo Sandon.
Apr 03, 2006 Cardinal Puts Church in Fight for Immigration Rights
One day, Roger Mahony, then about 12, was working in his father's poultry processing plant in the San Fernando Valley when law enforcement agents searching for illegal immigrants raided the facility.
Apr 03, 2006 A Cardinal's Campaign
Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles is speaking out against crackdowns on illegals. How far will his voice carry?
Mar 22, 2006 Cardinal, bishops draw support in immigration reform debate
As the discussion and debate on federal immigration reform continued in the local newspapers, Cardinal Roger Mahony --- whose public opposition to a House-passed reform measure has ignited much of the debate --- urged a California Senator to adopt legislation "that is both just and compassionate."
Mar 22, 2006 Cardinal's 'online chat' set March 31
Marking the 10-year anniversary of the first such event, Cardinal Roger Mahony will chat online during Congress 2006. Hosted by ChurchWerks, the chat will be held March 31 from 11:15 a.m. to noon live from the Anaheim Convention Center.
Mar 04, 2006 Cardinal calls for immigrant rights
A leading member of the Catholic Church has condemned a congressional resolution that, he said, further victimizes immigrants. He also took the occasion to initiate a campaign for immigrant rights.
Feb 28, 2006 Lenten message: Making Room
The Gospel proclamation for the First Sunday of Lent (Mark 1: 12-15) tells of the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness preparing for his ministry of announcing the good news of the Reign of God. As we begin our Lenten observance this year, we would do well to fix our eyes on Jesus, to enter with him into the spirit of those 40 days in preparation for the celebration of the Easter mysteries. By Cardinal Roger Mahony
Oct 15, 2005 Cardinal Mahony outlines plans for lay parish leaders
In a pastoral statement released Sept. 30, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony of Los Angeles predicted a large increase in lay parish life directors beginning next year. He said such leaders will be called on to shape a parish's evangelical outreach and its vision of the reign of God.
Sept 30, 2005 Cardinal Mahoney Honors Pro-Abortion “Catholic” Clinton
The annual service award for the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles is billed as rewards for “long and distinguished records of service,” according to the Los Angeles diocesan newspaper, the Tidings. Roger Cardinal Mahoney, the Archbishop of Los Angeles, chose to include among this year’s recipients attorney William M. Wardlaw, “a parishioner of Holy Family Church in South Pasadena.”
Apr 17, 2005 The major challenges facing the Church
On Oct. 15, Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles sat down with a group of reporters at the North American College, home to U.S. seminarians studying in Rome.
Apr 08, 2005 A Legacy of Life, Light and Love
Twenty-five years ago the world was stunned and elated by the election of Karol Wojtyla, Cardinal Archbishop of Krakow, as Bishop of Rome, the first Polish Pope. Today, we are not altogether surprised, but profoundly saddened nonetheless by the news of the passing of His Holiness Pope John Paul II into eternal life. By Cardinal Roger M. Mahony.
Apr 08, 2005 Cardinal Is First-Class Pope Material
I wasn't going to say anything until a reader noticed the same thing I did in a story about Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony. His Eminence, flying to Rome in the Pope's final hours, was stretched out rather comfortably in first class.
Apr 01, 2005 LA Cardinal Weighs In On Terri Schiavo Case
Roman Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahony said Thursday Terri Schiavo was denied the chance to die with dignity because of the legal and legislative battles waged over the removal of her feeding tube.
Oct 16, 2004 Praise of the Second Vatican Council
Among the finest graces of the just-ending century I would name the Second Vatican Council. Have we yet, more than 30 years after the Council, begun to absorb what the Holy Spirit did there?
Oct 16, 2004 Excessive Inculturation
I want to warn against an excessive “inculturation” that is destroying our liturgy. In the past generation, we have introduced into the liturgy some practices and attitudes from North American society that have no place there.
Oct 14, 2004 Homosexual Friendly Archdiocese
In 1993, the Cardinal helped to fund and produce the video A Journey for Understanding Gays and Lesbians in the Church. The video affirmed that there was nothing wrong with any “gay” or lesbian person whatsoever, that “being gay was a blessing and a gift,” and had “something prophetic toward remodeling the Church”.
Sept 18, 2004 Not Refusing Anyone Holy Communion
In a show of hostility against Church law, after the Denver Bishops' meeting, Los Angeles Cardinal Mahony made it clear in a written statement to the media that he would not refuse anyone Holy Communion.
Sept 18, 2004 Democrat Convention Invocation
Breaking with recent precedent, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony agreed to deliver the invocation at the opening of the Democratic National Convention Monday. And already the fallout as begun with pro-life advocates praising or condeming the decision.
Sept 18, 2004 Debate with Mother Angelica
Late last year Mother Angelica became involved in a debate with Cardinal Mahony, the Archbishop of Los Angeles, as the result of comments she made about a new directive the cardinal issued on September 4, 1997 - the Feast of Our Lady of the Angels.
Sept 10, 2004 Cardinal Mahony Welcomes the Rainbow Sash Movement to Communion
Cardinal Mahony of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has notified the Rainbow Sash Movement that his Cathedral will welcome Rainbow Sash Members as part of the Catholic Family to his Cathedral, and when RSM members present themselves for Communion they will receive It.
Sept 10, 2004 Card. Mahony Finds no Liturgical Abuses in his Diocese
In the years since the Second Vatican Council my predecessor, Cardinal Timothy Manning, and I have consistently encouraged and supported the celebration of the Liturgy in accord with the spirit and the letter of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, as well as with subsequent official liturgical documents designed to implement that spirit. By Cardinal Roger M. Mahony. Issued on the Feast of Our Lady of the Angels, September 4, 2004.