Fr. John Paul Gonzalez, JCL
Associate Vicar for Canonical Services
This office provides canonical advice and research for the Archbishop of Los Angeles and his staff, including the Vicar General, the Vicar for Clergy and the other departments of the Archdiocesan Catholic Center (ACC). These services are available to the Archdiocesan Regional Vicars and their staff personnel as well as to the pastors and administrators of the parishes and institutions of the Archdiocese.
Note: All dispensations and permissions related to the preparation and celebration of marriage are administered by the Archdiocesan Metropolitan Tribunal as well as cases of the declaration of the nullity of marriages. For further information regarding marriage annulments or other related marriage celebration matters, please visit the Marriage Tribunal department.