United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is the episcopal conference of the Catholic Church in the United States. It was founded in 1966 as the joint National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB) and United States Catholic Conference (USCC).

It is made up of all active and retired members of the Catholic hierarchy (i.e., diocesan, coadjutor, and auxiliary bishops and the ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter) in the United States and the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

As of November 2019, the president is Los Angeles's archbishop, Archbishop José Horacio Gómez.[1]

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  1. "Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post". www.catholicnews.com. Retrieved 2019-11-13.