U. S. Bishops to Vote for Chairmen-Elect of Five Committees at Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, Nov. 14-16.

October 17, 2016 By Public Affairs Office

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will be voting for the chairman-elect of five standing committees at the upcoming annual 2016 General Assembly taking place November, 14-16 in Baltimore, Maryland. Each bishop elected will serve for one year as chairman-elect before beginning a three-year term at the conclusion of the bishops' 2017 Fall General Assembly.  

Nominees for Chairman-elect of each committee are as follows:

Committee on Canonical Affairs and Church Governance

″   Bishop Robert P. Deeley
″   Bishop David M. Malloy

Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs

″   Bishop Joseph C. Bambera
″   Bishop Michael C. Barber

Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis

″   Bishop Robert E. Barron
″   Bishop Frank J. Caggiano

Committee on International Justice and Peace

″   Bishop Robert W. McElroy
″   Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio  

Committee on Protection of Children and Young People

″   Bishop Timothy L. Doherty
″   Bishop Joseph J. Tyson

Coverage of the meeting is open to credentialed media. Sessions open to the media will be Monday, November 14, and Tuesday, November 15. Media conferences will follow the close of each open session. Reporters interested in covering the meeting can download a credential application form at: www.usccb.org/about/media-relations/upload/application-news-media-credentials.pdf . Please submit credential form by November 4. You can submit your form via email to USCCB Media Relations, fax (202) 541-3173, or mail:

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