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Congratulations to Bishop Joseph McFadden of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania who was elected chair the Committee on Catholic Education of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
The Committee provides guidance for the educational mission of the Church in the United States in all its institutional settings. The Committee on Catholic Education guides, directs, and coordinates this task, working closely with the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis. The scope of the committee’s work includes Catholic elementary and secondary schools, Catholic colleges and universities, and college campus ministry. The committee advocates for federal public policies in education that are consistent with Catholic values and that uphold parental rights and responsibilities regarding education.
Bishop McFadden is the President of the Administrative Board of the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference.
The Bishops of the United States held the election of officers and committee chairs at their annual Fall General Assembly.