United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is the episcopal conference of the Catholic Church in the United States. Founded in 1966 as the joint National Conference of Catholic... Wikipedia

  • Abbreviation:  USCCB
  • Type:  Non-governmental organization
  • Legal status:  Civil nonprofit
  • Purpose:  To act collaboratively and consistently on vital issues confronting the Church and society, To foster communion with the Church in other nations, within the Church universal, under the leadership of its supreme pastor, the Roman Pontiff, To offer appropriate assistance to each bishop in fulfilling his particular ministry in the local Church.
  • Headquarters:  Washington, D.C.
  • Membership:  Active and retired Catholic bishops of the United States
  • President:  José Horacio Gómez
  • Main organ:  Conference
  • Affiliations:  National Council of Catholic Women, National Catholic Office for Persons with Disabilities, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Catholic Relief Services, National Right to Life Committee (1968–73)
  • Budget:  US$180 million
  • Website:  usccb.org
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo