The city of Los Angeles (city of angels, as the early Spaniards named it in the 1500’s) is one of the largest and most diverse cities in the U.S. and the Catholic population reflects that. The Archdiocese covers downtown and central Los Angeles, west to Malibu. It has 77 Parishes, 12 High schools, 48 Elementary Schools, 2 hospitals, and 4 Parochial Missions. The region is home to over 1 million Catholics.
Among the Catholic places of interest in Los Angeles and the surrounding area are:
Los Angeles: Cathedral of the Angels