"Something we should think about: the first non-indigenous language spoken in this country was not English. It was Spanish. We need to really think about what the means," he said.
Archbishop Gomez: English wasn't America's first language →
Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez said President Barack Obama deported a high number of people, but the harsh tone and cruelty coming out of the new administration was prompting mass fear and panic.
Vatican-sponsored conference criticizes Trump orders →