Once again I apologize to anyone who has been offended and to anyone who has been abused in the Catholic ChurchMahony apologizes to priest abuse victims Jul 15, 2007
The very least we can do to assist our immigrant men and women serving the best interests of this great nation is to grant them citizenship without bureaucratic obstacles and delayHispanidad: War boosts U.S. citizenship Apr 15, 2003
It occurred to me that, every spring, we had a meteor go over our communityThousand mourn Chick Hearn Aug 09, 2002
And next spring, should we have a four-peat, should we win the 10th title here in Los Angeles, I am going to go outside and look up in the sky, because I think for the last time we will see the meteor go by, and we will wave so long. This man's in the refrigeratorThousand mourn Chick Hearn Aug 09, 2002
As your archbishop, I assume full responsibility for allowing Baker to remain in any type of ministry in the 1990sDA issues warning to LA 's Cardinal Mahony May 17, 2002
Roger Michael Mahony (born February 27, 1936) is an American cardinal in the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church. He is the fourth and current Archbishop of Los Angeles and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1991.
Roger Michael Mahony was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. The son of Victor and Loretta (née Baron) Mahony. His father was a poultry processor. He has a twin brother, Louis, and an older brother, Neil. As a child he attended St. Charles Grammar School, North Hollywood and, at age 14, he entered the minor seminary of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
After studying at the Our Lady Queen the of Angels Seminary and St. John's Seminary, Mahony was ordained to the priesthood on May 1, 1962, by the Bishop of Monterey-Fresno, Aloysius Joseph Willinger, CSsR. He graduated from The Catholic University of America in 1964 with a master's degree in social work. For the next 13 years, he held pastoral and curial assignments in the Diocese of Monterey-Fresno and the newly formed Diocese of Fresno. He was named a monsignor in February 1967. He also taught social work at Fresno State University during this period.