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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

11/12/2013 (2 years ago)

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La Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Estados Unidos (USCCB) eligió hoy como su nuevo presidente al Arzobispo de Louisville, Mons. Joseph E. Kurtz, quien sucede en el cargo al Arzobispo de Nueva York, Cardenal Timothy Dolan.

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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

11/12/2013 (2 years ago)

Published in U.S.


BALTIMORE (ACI/EWTN Noticias) - Mons. Kurtz tiene 67 ańos de edad y era hasta ahora Vicepresidente de la USCCB. Ha sido elegido esta mańana en Baltimore durante la asamblea plenaria de otońo de los Obispos de Estados Unidos y servirá en el cargo por un periodo de tres ańos.

El Arzobispo fue antes Obispo de Knoxville entre 1999 y 2007. Fue sacerdote en la diócesis de Allentown durante 27 ańos. Ha sido además director ejecutivo de la Agencia Social Católica allí y del Family Life Bureau.

Es el actual vicecanciller de la junta de la Sociedad Católica de Extensión y consejero de la Asociación de Trabajadores Sociales Católicos. Está además en la junta del Centro Nacional Católico de Bioética y en la junta de la causa de canonización del Siervo de Dios, el Arzobispo Fulton Sheen.

El Arzobispo Kurtz ha sido además miembro del Comité Ad Hoc para la Defensa del Matrimonio y la Vida Familiar.

Recientemente ha sido el coautor de un folleto sobre la vocación cristiana a la paternidad que se llama "La Bendición de un Nińo en el Vientre".

Los Obispos eligieron tambén al Cardenal Daniel DiNardo, Arzobispo de Galveston-Houston, como su nuevo Vicepresidente.

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