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WASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops will vote for their treasurer-elect and the chairmen-elect of five committees at the Fall General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), November 12-15, in Baltimore.
Bishops are nominated by the USCCB Committee on Priorities and Plans. A chairman-elect serves in that capacity for one year before beginning a three-year term as chairman of a committee.
The bishops nominated this year are:
Treasurer /Committee on Budget and Finance
Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations
Committee on Divine Worship
Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development
Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth
Committee on Migration
The bishops will also elect members of the boards of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS).
Coverage of the meeting is open to credentialed media. Sessions open to media will be Monday, November 12, and Tuesday, November 13. Media conferences will follow open sessions of the meeting. Reporters seeking to cover the meeting can download a credential application form at www.usccb.org/about/media-relations/upload/application-news-media-credentials.pdf and submit it by November 1 via email to USCCB Media Relations, fax to (202) 541-3173, or mail to:
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