WASHINGTON (July 9, 2003) -- The Department of Communications of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced that the streaming video of segments from the USCCB's Spring General Meeting will continue to be available on the Conference website through September 1.
The meeting was held in St. Louis, June 19-21.
The special streaming video page for the meeting has been accessible via the Conference website (www.usccb.org) since the opening day of the bishops' meeting. It includes the oral report Native American Catholics at the Millennium, given by the Chairman of the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee for Native American Catholics, Bishop Donald E. Pelotte, SSS, of Gallup, NM; the daily press conferences and media briefings, featuring the USCCB President, Bishop Wilton D. Gregory of Belleville, Bishop Robert C. Morlino of Madison, Kathleen L. McChesney, Executive Director of the USCCB Office for Child and Youth Protection, Auxiliary Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan of Brooklyn, Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis, Cardinal Francis George, OMI, of Chicago, Archbishop Harry J. Flynn of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes of New Orleans, Bishop Howard J. Hubbard of Albany, Coadjutor Bishop Joseph A. Galante of Dallas, and Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan, Archbishop of Santa Fe and Apostolic Administrator of Phoenix.
There is also an in-depth interview with Bishop Pelotte on the present state and future challenges of the Church's ministry to Native Americans.