Advisory: Applications Being Accepted for Spring Assembly of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
An application form is attached and may also be found at http://www.usccb.org/mr/credential_form_June_09.pdf.
Items on the agenda include approval of the annual assessment of dioceses for United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), progress report on the pastoral plan for marriage, approval of the Mass of
Sessions expected to be open to the media will be Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning. The meeting also will include a concelebrated Mass at the historic San Fernando Cathedral. The rest of the meeting includes executive session, regional meetings and time for prayer and reflection.
Those seeking credentials must apply by
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS June 17-19, 2009 APPLICATION FOR NEWS MEDIA CREDENTIALS NOTE: This form must be signed by editor or station manager. Please Print or Type. Name of Applicant: _______________________________________________________________________ Name of News organization: _________________________________________________________________ Title: _______________________________________________________________________ Office Address: _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ Telephone: _____________________________ Fax: ______________________________________________ E-mail: ____________________________________________________________ Frequency of Publications/Airing: _____________________________________________________________ Circulation/Distribution:______________________________________________ _______________________ Are you covering this meeting for the above named organization? Yes ___ No ___ If no, for what news organization are you covering this meeting: _____________________________________________________ Please indicate the news media directory - and the page number - where your publication, broadcast station, etc., is listed: ___ Broadcast Yearbook (page _____) ___ Directory of the Catholic Press Association (page _____) ___ Editor & Publisher Yearbook (page _____) ___ Directory of Unda-USA (page _____) ___ Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media (page _____) Note to Applicants: Media covering the bishops' meetings should be aware that there is a system in place for requesting interviews with a bishop. It involves submitting the request through the Office of Media Relations staff stationed outside the media center. Please do not approach the Bishops during coffee breaks, since many Bishops often use this time for committee business. There will be locations provided for TV, radio and print interviews. All credentialed media are required to abide by regulations of the hotel or risk losing their credentials. Also please note that tables in the media center are only for those materials originating from the Bishops' Conference. Any other materials that are placed there will be removed. Upon registration, please be prepared to present a press card. Please return this form no later than June 2, 2008. Office of Media Relations United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 3211 4th Street, NE Washington, DC 20017-1194 TELEPHONE: 202-541-3200 FAX: 202-541-3173/3129 ______________________________________________ Signature of Editor or Station Manager (required)
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