Cardinal Mahony and the Cathedral

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The massive new Catholic Cathedral will tower over the Hollywood Freeway in downtown LA is adorned with windows of Spanish alabaster, tapestries woven in Belgium, and a marble altar from Turkey. Construction is being supervised by a man who once ministered to migrant farm workers before being appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to be Chair of California's Agricultural Labor Relations Board. Subsequently, he became Bishop, then Archbishop of America's largest Catholic archdiocese, where mass is celebrated in 38 languages for 5 million people. Cardinal Mahoney takes us on a tour of LA's Our Lady of the Angels, and talks about the role of the cathedral in medieval as well as contemporary life.
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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of LA

Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral

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Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producer:
Frances Anderton