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U.S. Bishops gather for Fall General Assembly Nov. 13-14

Image: USCCB Fall General Assembly, CNS photo by Bob RollerBishop Walkowiak will join fellow bishops from around the United States for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Fall General Assembly, Nov. 13-14, 2017, in Baltimore, Maryland.

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The assembly gathering will begin with a Mass to mark the USCCB's 100th anniversary. During the assembly, the bishops will elect a new secretary for the Conference as well as five committee chairs. 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. In addition, the body of bishops will also hear an update from the bishops working group on immigration.

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

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