The Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America
This summer, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishopsconvened an unprecedented gathering of key leaders from dioceses and
Catholic organizations from across the country to assess the challenges
and opportunities of our time, particularly in the context of the Church
in the United States. An initiative of the Bishops' Working Group on
the Life and Dignity of the Human Person, this historic gathering assembled
Catholic leaders for a strategic conversation, under the leadership of the
bishops, on forming missionary disciples to animate the Church and engage
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The Convocation of Catholic
Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America was held in Orlando, Florida,
from Saturday, July 1, to Tuesday, July 4, 2017.