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Bishops to elect five committee chairs

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. bishops will vote on five United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) chairs-elect of five committees at their November 16-19 General Assembly in Baltimore.

The following bishops were nominated for these positions.

1. The Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations

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1. Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis
2. Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh, N.C.

2. The Committee on Divine Worship

1. Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond of New Orleans
2. Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit

3. The Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development
1. Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, Calif.
2. Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Fla.

4. The Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life, and Youth
1. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kan.
2. Bishop Kevin Rhoades of Harrisburg, Pa.

5. The Committee on Migration
1. Bishop James A. Tamayo of Laredo, Texas
2. Archbishop José H. Gomez of San Antoino, Texas


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