The proceedings will also be live streamed at www.usccb.org/about/leadership/usccb-general-assembly/. News updates, addresses and other materials will be posted on this page.
For those wishing to follow the meeting on social media, the meeting will be live tweeted at http://twitter.com/USCCB with the hashtag #USCCB13. Updates will also be posted to http://www.facebook.com/USCCB.
The meeting will include addresses by Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, president of USCCB, and Archbishop Carlo Mario Viganò, apostolic nuncio to the United States. The bishops will also elect the next president and vice president of USCCB and the chairmen of several USCCB committees. The bishops will also vote on several English and Spanish liturgical items, as well as whether to proceed with the drafting of a statement on pornography.
Media outlets interested in airing the meeting should contact Ellen McCloskey for satellite coordinates.
Coverage of the bishops’ meeting is open to credentialed media. Sessions open to the media will be Monday, November 11, and Tuesday, November 12. There will be media conferences after all public sessions. Reporters seeking to cover the meeting can download a credential application form at: www.usccb.org/about/media-relations/upload/application-news-media-credentials.pdf 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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