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New USCCB Leadership, Catholic Voting and Closed Door Sessions: U.S. Bishops Prepare for Annual Meeting

posted on November 15, 2022

Michael J. O’Loughlin of America Magazine reports that U.S. bishops are gathering for their annual meeting which includes the election of new leadership. The bishops will also update their Catholic voter guide in the wake of the overturning of Roe and the subsequent protection of abortion rights via ballot initiatives in five states in the midterm elections. Many lay Catholics also hope to see a focus on transparency. Russel Shaw said, “Open, honest and full communication is required for the good health of any community. Secrecy and confidentiality have their place. But unnecessary secrecy cuts leaders off from their people and too easily becomes a tool of manipulation and control.”

Read at America Magazine