The Nov. 16-17 virtual meeting involved about 300 bishops on Zoom and many viewers watching the livestreamed public portions.
The U.S. bishops renewed the mandate of their Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism for a second three-year term.
Msgr. Jeffrey D. Burrill, a priest of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, is the new general secretary of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
During their Nov. 11-13 meeting in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops elected new officers and discussed their renewed efforts to help immigrants, youth, pregnant women and the poor as well their steps to combat gun violence and racism.