Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: AMERICA/UNITED STATES – The Bishop’s task is to “continue to bring healing and hope to the people of our time” shaken by crises
Washington – Admitting that people’s faith in God “has been shaken” by the pandemic and related economic turmoil, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez called on his fellow bishops to take the news of the Resurrection and the triumph of life over death directly to people to help them navigate the crises. “At the heart of their fears are fundamental questions about divine providence and the goodness of God”, said Archbishop Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops , yesterday Nov. 16 during an online address on the first day of bishops’ annual fall general Assembly. “This is far more than a public health emergency”, he said. “Everywhere we see spreading the fear of illness and death”.