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Media Availability on World Youth Day 2016

June 29, 2016

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth will hold a livestreamed media availability with real time engagement in anticipation of World Youth Day 2016 (WYD) to take place July 26-29, in Krakow, Poland. During the media availability, Bishop Frank Caggiano and USCCB staff will provide updates and information on the U.S. delegation to Krakow, and answer reporters' questions on U.S. bishops and pilgrim groups planning to attend, U.S. pilgrim gatherings in Krakow and stateside events in the U.S., and social media coverage.

When: Thursday, July 7
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. (EDT)

The expected participants are:

Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USCCB episcopal liaison for WYD.

Paul Jarzembowski, World Youth Day USA national coordinator; assistant director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries, USCCB Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth.

Matt Palmer, social media specialist, USCCB Office of Public Affairs.

Moderator: Norma Montenegro Flynn, assistant director of media relations, USCCB Office of Public Affairs.

This event will be livestreamed. Only news media planning to participate should RSVP to receive link by contacting Norma Montenegro Flynn, Please include your name, outlet name and job title.

Non-media contact: Paul Jarzembowski,

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