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Catholic bishops, in Baltimore, elect advocates for immigrants to top jobs

Catholic bishops, in Baltimore, elect advocates for immigrants to top jobs

The nation's Catholic bishops embraced both tradition and change Tuesday when they elected as their top officials a pair of prelates who lead two of the most diverse — and most heavily Hispanic — archdioceses in the United States.

More than 200 voting members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, in Baltimore this week for their annual fall assembly, elected Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo their president and Archbishop Jose H. Gomez their vice president.

DiNardo is archbishop of Galveston-Houston,Texas, which has 1.6 million members, about 50 percent of them Hispanic. Gomez is archbishop of Los Angeles, the nation's largest Catholic diocese with 5 million...

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