Archbishop Kurtz elected president of US bishops’ conference

BALTIMORE, MD., November 12 (CNA/EWTN News) .- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has elected Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville as its next president, giving national prominence to a prelate with significant experience in Catholic social services.

Archbishop Kurtz, 67, has served as the conference vice president since 2010. He was elected conference president at the conference’s fall assembly in Baltimore the morning of Nov. 12. He will serve a three-year term.



  1. Seems quite a nice Bishop! 🙂

  2. Archbshop Kurtz, replaced the now deceased Archbishop Kelly, here in Louisville. I believe he was the former Bishop of Knoxville, Tennessee. I am very happy for him to be elected as President of the Council of U.S. Bishops Conference! 🙂

    • No more of Cdl. Dolan’s bad “Krusty the Clown” imitations!


  3. I suspend any opinion and adopt a wait-and-see attitude. That being despite one of the endorsements, above.

Comments RSS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s