WASHINGTON—The 2011 Fall General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will be broadcast via satellite, November 14-15, to Catholic television outlets and all broadcasters wishing to air it. The satellite feed will run from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days, covering both the proceedings of the meeting and news conferences.
The meeting will also be live streamed at www.usccb.org/about/leadership/usccb-general-assembly/meetings/ along with posted news updates, addresses and other materials.
For those wishing to follow the proceedings on Twitter, the meeting will be Live Tweeted at http://twitter.com/USCCBLive, with the hashtag #bishops. Updates will also be posted to www.facebook.com/usccb.
The meeting will include the presidential address of Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, the election of the USCCB secretary-elect and the chairmen-elect of several committees, a vote on whether to add the memorial of Blessed John Paul II and Blessed Marianne Cope, a presentation on the Project Rachel post-abortion healing ministry and other items.
For satellite coordinates, media outlets interested in airing the meeting should contact Ellen McCloskey at 202-541-3236.
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