USCCB News Release
June 9, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TO: Members of the News Media
FROM: USCCB Department of Communications
DATE: June 10, 2008
The spring meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will be held June 12 through June 14 at:
One Grand Cypress Blvd.
Orlando, Florida 32836
General sessions will be held in the Grand Cypress Ballroom
Media Center: Regency Hall, in Regency 1
Staff phone numbers: 407-238-4334; 407-238-4335
Phones available for use by press: 407-238-4336; 407-238-4337; 407-238-4338; Fax: 407-238-4340
Media Interview Desk (located outside of Media Center): 407-238-4339
The agenda will include a presentation on the recent Pew U.S. Religious Landscape Survey and the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) research on "Sacraments Today: Belief and Practice Among U.S. Catholics."
Other agenda items include a proposed policy statement on embryonic stem cell research, a progress update on the Causes and Context study of sexual abuse by clerics by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, and the new translation of the Proper of the Seasons of the Roman Missal.
Sessions are open to media on Thursday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and Friday 9 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. The rest of the meeting includes executive session, regional meetings and an afternoon of prayer and reflection.