Bishops Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs

The Bishops Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs consists of eighteen bishops who specialize in relations between Christians and interreligious groups. The committee, currently headed by Bishop David P. Talley of Memphis, is reestablished every three years.

Bishop David Talley


Most Reverend David P. Talley
Bishop of Memphis


Most Rev. Joseph C. Bambera
Bishop of Scranton

Most Rev. David D. Kagan
Bishop of Bismarck

Most Rev. Denis J. Madden
Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore

Most Rev. Jeffrey M. Monforton
Bishop of Steubenville

Most Rev. Wm. Michael Mulvey
Bishop of Corpus Christi

Most Rev. Mitchell T. Rozanski
Archbishop of St. Louis

Most Rev. Alfred A. Schlert
Bishop of Allentown

Most Rev. Peter L. Smith
Auxiliary Bishop of Portland, OR


Most Rev. John Michael Botean
Eparchy of St. George of Canton

Most Rev. Tod D. Brown
Bishop Emeritus of Orange

H.E. Blase Cardinal Cupich
Archbishop of Chicago

H.E. Timothy Cardinal Dolan
Archbishop of New York

H.E. Wilton Cardinal Gregory
Archbishop of Washington, D.C.

Most Rev. Steven J. Lopes
Bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter

Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted
Bishop of Phoenix

H.E. Sean Cardinal O'Malley
Archbishop of Boston

Most Rev. Edward B. Scharfenberger
Bishop of Albany

Most Rev. Richard J. Sklba
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milwaukee

H.E. Joseph Cardinal Tobin, CSsr
Archbishop of Newark

Secretariat of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs

The Secretariat of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs exists to carry out the ongoing programs and plans of the bishops' committee. It consists of six full-time staff members, aided by part-time consultants and interns.

Rev. Walter F. Kedjierski, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Anthony Cirelli, Ph.D.
Associate Director

Rev. Dr. Ronald G. Roberson, CSP
Associate Director

Ms. Rebecca Cohen
Program and Research Specialist

Ms. Tiffany Mason
Staff Assistant

Rev. Dennis McManus

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