Yakima bishop passed over for committee appointment
By Jane Gargas, firstname.lastname@example.org, November 16, 2016, Yakima Herald
Bishop Joseph Tyson of the Yakima Catholic Diocese has lost an election to chair a committee for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Instead, Bishop Timothy Doherty of Lafayette, Ind., is the new chairman-elect of the Committee on Protection of Children and Young People.
Elections were held Tuesday during the fall meeting of the national bishops’ conference in Baltimore.
Doherty received 128 votes to Tyson’s 86.
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, Texas, was elected president of the national bishop’s group, succeeding Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Ky. The bishops also . . .
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