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Title: The National Pastoral Initiative on Marriage Leadership by the U.S. Catholic Bishops
Author(s): McCORD, Richard
Journal: Marriage, Families & Spirituality
Volume: 12 Issue: 1 Date: Autumn 2006
At their 2004 annual meeting, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops launched a multi-year National Pastoral Initiative topromote, preserve, and protect marriage, understood both as a sacramental reality and a human institution. H. Richard McCord, Executive Director of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat for Family, Laity, Women, and Youth, introduces the initiative, reviews the activities of the Committee on Marriage and Family Life in 2005 in connection with this initiative, and looks ahead toward its future plans.