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CONVOCATION OF CATHOLIC LEADERS | Evangelists must fight the "culture of 'meh' "

Delegates listened as Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert E. Barron was projected on a screen July 4 during the "Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America" in Orlando, Fla. Leaders from dioceses and various Catholic organizations gathered for the July 1-4 convocation.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Delegates at the "Convocation of Catholic Leaders. The Joy of the Gospel in America" have their work cut out for them but they are equipped to do it, said speakers at the final plenary session July 4.

"The saints always loved a good fight and we should like a good fight too," said keynote speaker Auxiliary Bishop Robert E. Barron of Los Angeles.

Three new auxiliary bishops ordained for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez handed the Book of the Gospels to Auxiliary Bishop Robert E. Barron at his episcopal ordination Sept. 8 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES -- Three new auxiliary bishops have been ordained to help shepherd the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the largest in the United States.

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, together with Chicago Archbishop Blase J. Cupich and retired Auxiliary Bishop Joseph M. Sartoris of Los Angeles, ordained Bishops Robert E. Barron, Joseph V. Brennan and David G. O'Connell to the episcopacy Sept. 8 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

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