CV NEWS FEED // The U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) will host an election to fill several standing positions at its Fall Plenary Assembly.
U.S. Bishops will elect a new Secretary, as well Chairmen for six standing USCCB committees, according to a press release. Bishops who are elected to head one of the six committees will serve for one year as Chairman-Elect before serving an official three year term as Chairman.
The meeting will take place November 13-16.
Up for USCCB Secretary-Elect, who will also serve as Chairman-Elect for the Committee on Priorities and Plans are Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, from the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, and Archbishop Alexander K. Sample, from the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon.
For a full list of the nominees for the Committees on Catholic Education, Communications, Cultural Diversity in the Church, Doctrine, National Collections, and Pro-Life Activities, read the USCCB’s announcement here.