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U.S. Bishops to Vote for Conference Secretary-Elect, Chairmen-Elect of Five USCCB Committees at General Assembly in Baltimore

October 14, 2014
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will vote for the secretary-elect of the Conference and the chairmen-elect of five committees during the bishops’ annual fall General Assembly, November 11-14, in Baltimore. Each bishop elected will serve for one year as secretary-elect or chairman-elect before beginning a three-year term.

The following bishops were nominated:

Conference Secretary
•  Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond of New Orleans
•  Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese for Military Services

Committee on Communications
•  Bishop William F. Murphy of Rockville Centre, New York
•  Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas

Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church
•  Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S. of San Antonio
•  Bishop Joseph J. Tyson of Yakima, Washington

Committee on Doctrine
•  Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester, Massachusetts
•  Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit

Committee on National Collections
•  Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi of Mobile, Alabama
•  Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento, California

Committee on Pro-Life Activities
•  Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York
•  Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles

More information on the meeting agenda is available online:

Coverage of the meeting is open to credentialed media. Sessions open to the media are Monday, November 10, and Tuesday, November 11. Media conferences will follow the close of each open session. Media seeking to cover the meeting can download the credential application at: and submit it by November 1 via email to USCCB Media Relations, fax to (202) 541-3173 or mail to:

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