The first Latino President of the US Bishops

There was a standing ovation for the newly elected president of the US Bishops on Tuesday in Baltimore. It’s a story national in scope, but with Archbishop Jose Gomez’s ascension, it was also a local story. Gomez leads the sprawling Archdiocese of Los Angeles, which is the largest Catholic Archdiocese in the nation. His new role signals the future direction of the American Catholic Church. 

KTTV 70: Pope John Paul II visits Los Angeles

KTTV celebrates its 70th year of being on the air by looking back at a mission of peace to the Southland. In 1987, Pope John Paul II came to Los Angeles and as Laura Diaz reports, it is a time that many people will never forget.