Archbishop Joseph Kurtz Is the New President of USCCB

Archbishop Kurtz

By an overwhelming margin, this morning the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops elected Louisville Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz as their next president, replacing outgoing president Cardinal Timothy Dolan.  Archbishop Kurtz received 125 votes; the next candidate, Cardinal DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, received 25 votes for the office of president, and was subsequently elected Vice President with 147 votes.The slate of ten candidates included Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans, Archbishop … [Read more...]