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Bishop Kevin Farrell elected as USCCB Treasurer for 2013
During the USCCB Fall General Assembly, being held from November 12-15 in Baltimore, Bishop Kevin J. Farrell was elected as treasurer-elect/chairman-elect of the Committee on Budget and Finance in a 123-113 vote over Bishop Robert J. Cunningham of Syracuse, New York. The treasurer-elect and chairmen-elect will assume leadership of their respective committees in November 2013.

Bishop Kevin Farrell elected as USCCB Treasurer for 2013

During the USCCB Fall General Assembly, being held from November 12-15 in Baltimore, Bishop Kevin J. Farrell was elected as treasurer-elect/chairman-elect of the Committee on Budget and Finance in a 123-113 vote over Bishop Robert J. Cunningham of Syracuse, New York. The treasurer-elect and chairmen-elect will assume leadership of their respective committees in November 2013.



Report Finds Catholics Active in Social Media, Room to Grow for Church’s Online Presence
Sixty-two percent of adult U.S. Catholics, representing an estimated 36.2 million people, have a profile on Facebook; 58 percent of Catholics age 30 and under share content such as pictures, articles and comments at least once a week on social media; and nearly a third of all surveyed said they would like their pastors and bishops to blog, according to a newly-released study by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University.

Report Finds Catholics Active in Social Media, Room to Grow for Church’s Online Presence

Sixty-two percent of adult U.S. Catholics, representing an estimated 36.2 million people, have a profile on Facebook; 58 percent of Catholics age 30 and under share content such as pictures, articles and comments at least once a week on social media; and nearly a third of all surveyed said they would like their pastors and bishops to blog, according to a newly-released study by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University.



Dallas bishops to attend annual November Plenary in Baltimore (November 12-15)
The U.S. Bishops will vote on a strategic plan for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for 2013-2016, during their annual November plenary in Baltimore, November 12-15. Bishop Kevin J. Farrell along with his auxiliary bishops, Most Rev. Douglas Deshotel an Most Rev. Mark Seitz will all attend this fall meeting.

Dallas bishops to attend annual November Plenary in Baltimore (November 12-15)

The U.S. Bishops will vote on a strategic plan for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for 2013-2016, during their annual November plenary in Baltimore, November 12-15. Bishop Kevin J. Farrell along with his auxiliary bishops, Most Rev. Douglas Deshotel an Most Rev. Mark Seitz will all attend this fall meeting.



Reporting Abuse: Support, Protection, And Prevention
The Diocese of Dallas ensures that our parishes and schools are safe environments for children and young people.


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Reporting Abuse: Support, Protection, And Prevention

The Diocese of Dallas ensures that our parishes and schools are safe environments for children and young people. Situations involving abuse of minors must be reported to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services at:
Phone: 1-800-252-5400
Online: http://www.txabusehotline.org

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