Bishops prepare to celebrate 50th anniversary of CELAM

.- A group of bishops from Chile, the United States, Canada and Colombia are meeting in Bogotá this week to prepare for the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Latin American Bishops Conference (CELAM), which will take place in May in Lima, Peru.  CELAM reported that Cardinal Francisco Errázuriz of Santiago, Chile, and President of the body, Bishop William Skylstad, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Bishop Brendan O’Brien, President of the Bishops Conference of Canada, and 13 other participants are attending the two-day meeting.

The bishops intend to discuss Catholic media in light of the Apostolic Exhortation Ecclesia in America and other issues of relevancy in the United States, Canada and CELAM.


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