"The Dream Remains A Work In Progress" – At the Red Mass, American History, Latin Style

Posted October 1, 2017 8:32 pm by Editor

"The Dream Remains A Work In Progress" – At the Red Mass, American History, Latin Style

By long tradition the most prominent preaching slot in American Catholicism, this Sunday before the first Monday in October brought a fresh twist of history to the Washington Red Mass: with the choice of Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles, for the first time, a Hispanic – and, for good measure, a naturalized citizen – took the pulpit before the usual majority of the Supreme Court, scores of Federal officials and the capital’s legal community.A canny, deeply symbolic pick amid the current political context, Gomez’s turn in St Matthew’s Cathedral caps a momentous year for the 65 year-old head of

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