Bishops address weighty issues at spring assembly
Friday, Jun. 15, 2012
CNS photo/Michael Alexander, Georgia Bulletin
New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, center, talks with Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, left, and Bishop Edward J. Burns of Juneau, Alaska, before concelebrating Mass at Sacred Heart of Je sus Basilica in Atlanta June 13. The prelates were in Atlanta for the mid-year meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is addressing numerous matters at their Spring General Assembly, which started yesterday and runs through tomorrow in Atlanta, Ga. Among the issues the bishops are discussing are domestic and international religious freedom, the upcoming Year of Faith and the Task Force for Communications, of which the Most Rev. John C. Wester, Bishop of Salt Lake City, is chairman. Coverage of the assembly will appear in the June 22 Intermountain Catholic.