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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.



Religious Freedom isn't Red or Blue - It's American
Across the country and around the world, people of all faiths are standing up for their religious freedom — and the Diocese of Dallas, in union with the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), stand with them. Through prayer, education, and public action, we are activating Americans from all faiths and walks of life to turn back these threats.

Religious Freedom isn't Red or Blue - It's American

Across the country and around the world, people of all faiths are standing up for their religious freedom — and the Diocese of Dallas, in union with the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), stand with them. Through prayer, education, and public action, we are activating Americans from all faiths and walks of life to turn back these threats.



Post-election roundup
Bishop Kevin Farrell asks us on his blog to allow reason to prevail in these post-election days, Pope Benedict XVI and Cardinal Dolan send messages to President Obama, and we share a prayer for after an election.

Post-election roundup

Bishop Kevin Farrell asks us on his blog to allow reason to prevail in these post-election days, Pope Benedict XVI and Cardinal Dolan send messages to President Obama, and we share a prayer for after an election.