Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico, Nov 14, 2019 / 07:01 pm (CNA).- Bishop Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola, auxiliary bishop of Monterrey, has welcomed the election of Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles as president associated with US bishops’ conference, calling it a “eloquent sign” for migrants.
Archbishop Gomez ended up being elected president associated with USCCB Nov. 12 through the US bishops’ plenary construction.
Bishop Miranda, the assistant general associated with the bishops that are mexican seminar, told ACI Prensa that on interacting Gomez’ election to your Mexican bishops, “the effect ended up being certainly one of applause, joy and feeling on getting the news headlines about Archbishop Jose Gomez as president regarding the American bishops’ seminar. A short while later bishops also arrived as much as me personally and explained they certainly were really pleased with this news.”
The Mexican bishops are keeping their plenary installation Nov. 11-14 in Cuautitlan Izcalli.
Bishop Miranda said that “the whole seminar rejoiced with this specific difference directed at a compatriot, a cousin, plus in my instance, some body from my hometown.”
The Mexican prelate highlighted that the connection amongst the Mexican bishops’ seminar and Archbishop Gomez “has been exceedingly close.”
He additionally noted that Archbishop Gomez has assisted the Church in Mexico because of the company for the First National Meeting from the Protection of Minors, become held in March 2020.
Bishop Miranda stated the bishops that are mexican really grateful for that,” and emphasized that the election of Archbishop Gomez “is a gesture, is an indication, in numerous means, toward immigrants, toward Mexicans.”