U.S. Bishops To Vote for Conference Treasurer-Elect, Chairmen-Elect of Six Committees at Fall General Assembly in Baltimore
ROME—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will vote for the treasurer-elect of the Conference and the chairmen-elect of six standing committees during the bishops' annual Fall General Assembly, November 16-19, in Baltimore.
ROME—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will vote for the treasurer-elect of the Conference and the chairmen-elect of six standing committees during the bishops' annual Fall General Assembly, November 16-19, in Baltimore. Each bishop elected will serve for one year as treasurer-elect or chairman-elect before beginning a three-year term at the conclusion of the bishops' 2016 Fall General Assembly.
The following bishops were nominated:
″ Bishop John M. LeVoir of New Ulm, Minnesota
″ Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr of Cincinnati
Committee on Catholic Education
″ Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis
″ Bishop George V. Murry, SJ, of Youngstown, Ohio
Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations
″ Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver
″ Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, CSsR, of Indianapolis
Committee on Divine Worship
″ Bishop John O. Barres of Allentown, Pennsylvania
″ Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta
Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development
″ Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida
″ Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego
Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth
″ Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut
″ Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap., of Philadelphia
Committee on Migration
″ Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles
″ Archbishop John C. Wester of Santa Fe, New Mexico
The bishops will also elect board members of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC).
More information on the meeting agenda is available online: www.usccb.org/news/2015/15-143.cfm
Coverage of the meeting is open to credentialed media. Sessions open to the media Monday, November 16, and Tuesday, November 17. Media conferences will follow the close of each open session. Media seeking to cover the meeting can download the credential application: www.usccb.org/about/media-relations/upload/application-news-media-credentials.pdf
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