Here is what the U.S. bishops' communications office has to say about the appointment of Archbishop Jose Gomez as coadjutor to Los Angeles archdiocese:
"... the LA appointment is historic in its significance for Latino Catholics in the United States. It's hard to think of a more high-profile acknowledgment of this growing segment of the U.S. Church than having a Latino made bishop of our largest diocese."
Read the full blog entry for some stats on Latino Catholics in the USA: LA and Latino Catholics.
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