Dressed in his black clerical suit with a silver cross dangling from a chain around his neck, the 6-foot-tall prelate has a ready smile for everyone from the archbishop to the janitor.
Gomez laughs and jokes effortlessly, as when a reporter asked if he had any medical problems.
"Lactose intolerance," he replied. "I guess that makes me an intolerant bishop."
I guess it is a good thing the majority of the Israelites weren’t lactose intolerant or God’s offer of a land flowing with milk and honey would not have been a good incentive.
Also from this article someone form Call To Action gives Bishop Gomez a ringing compliment (though they didn’t mean it that way):
"If I were in San Antonio, I’d hope for a more radical voice. Bishop Gomez isn’t going to say or do anything that departs from what the pope says," she predicted.