U.S. Bishops’ Fall General Assembly to be Live Streamed, Live Tweeted, Carried via Satellite, use #USCCB15 Hashtag

November 12, 2015 By Public Affairs Office

 WASHINGTON—The 2015 Fall General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Baltimore will be live streamed on the Internet, November 16-17, and will be available via satellite for broadcasters wishing to air it. The live stream will be available at: www.usccb.org/about/leadership/usccb-general-assembly/index.cfm. News updates, vote totals, texts of addresses and presentations and other materials will be posted to this page.

Those wishing to follow the meeting on social media can use the hashtag #usccb15 and visit USCCB's Twitter handle for live events (https://twitter.com/usccblive), as well as on Facebook (www.facebook.com/usccb) and Instagram (https://instagram.com/usccb).

The General Assembly will include the presidential address of Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, remarks by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganó, apostolic nuncio to the United States, and votes on a formal statement on pornography, limited revisions to the bishops' statement on political responsibility, "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship," and the treasurer-elect and chairmen-elect of six USCCB committees. More information on the agenda is available online: www.usccb.org/news/2015/15-143.cfm

Media outlets interested in taking the meeting's satellite feed may request coordinates by email. Live stream and satellite feed will be run Monday, November 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern, and Tuesday, November 17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern.
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Don Clemmer
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