USCCB News Release
May 16, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bishops’ Meeting to be Broadcast by Telecare, USCCB Social Media
WASHINGTON (May 16, 2011)—The 2011 Spring General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will be broadcast by Telecare, the television station of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York. The proceedings will also be covered via the social media outreach of the USCCB on Twitter (twitter.com/usccb ) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/usccb ).
The telecast will air during the days of public sessions of the bishops’ meeting, Wednesday, June 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Pacific Time, and Thursday, June 16, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. This coverage will be “free to air” via satellite.
Telecare Television is available in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on Cablevision channel 29/137, Verizon FiOS TV channel 296 and live/on-demand at www.telecaretv.org . Their programming can also be seen nationally on numerous Catholic television stations.
Stations wishing to air the telecast of the bishops’ meeting should request transmission details and satellite coordinate from the office of Joseph Perrone, Telecare general manager, by phone at (516) 538-8704 x 145 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Live streaming of Telecare’s coverage, as well as documents, vote tallies, news releases and other information from the meeting will be available at www.usccb.org .
Keywords: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, USCCB, U.S. bishops, Spring General Assembly, June meeting, Seattle, Telecare, Diocese of Rockville Centre, satellite
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