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Bishops To Vote For Treasurer-Elect, Chairmen-Elect Of Five USCCB Committees At November Meeting

October 24, 2012

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

·Bishop Robert J. Cunningham of Syracuse, New York
·Bishop Kevin J. Farrell of Dallas

Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations

·Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh, North Carolina
·Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh

Committee on Divine Worship

·Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston
·Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit

Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development

·Bishop Robert W. McElroy, auxiliary bishop of San Francisco
·Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami

Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth

·Bishop Paul J. Bradley of Kalamazoo, Michigan
·Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo, New York

Committee on Migration

·Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn
·Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo, M.Sp.S., auxiliary bishop of Seattle

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 and submit it by November 1 via email to USCCB Media Relations, fax to (202) 541-3173, or mail to:

November Meeting Credentials
Office of Media Relations
3211 4th St. NE
Washington, DC 20017-1194


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Don Clemmer
O: 202-541-3206

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