For Immediate Release: Consultant Steps Down from Committee on Doctrine

November 1, 2017 By Public Affairs Office

WASHINGTON—JamesRogers, chief communications officer for the United States Conference ofCatholic Bishops (USCCB), released the following statement thisafternoon.

"Afterspeaking with the General Secretary of the Conference today, Father ThomasWeinandy, O.F.M., Cap., has resigned, effective immediately, from his positionas consultant to the USCCB Committee on Doctrine. The work of the Committee isdone in support of, and in affective collegiality with, the Holy Father and theChurch in the United States. Our prayers go with Father Weinandy as hisservice to the Committee comes to a close."