US bishops to meet in their annual fall assembly, Nov. 13-14

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops will meet in their annual fall assembly on Nov. 13-14.

The assembly will be live streamed on the Internet both days. The live stream will be available at:

During the assembly, the bishops will elect a new secretary for the Conference and Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston, will also give his first address to the body of bishops as President of the USCCB as he completes the first year of his three-year term.

The bishops will also vote for new chairmen-elect of the following five USCCB committees: Committee on Communications, Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church, Committee on National Collections, Committee on Pro-Life Activities, Committee on Doctrine. They will also vote for a new Chairman for the Committee for Religious Liberty.  Bishop nominees for the board of directors for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) will also elected.

For more information about Internet coverage of the meeting, click here.

For more general information and links to other USCCB News Releases concerning the meeting, click here.