WBEZ | archbishop http://www.wbez.org/tags/archbishop Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops elects a new leader http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/us-conference-catholic-bishops-elects-new-leader <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/bishop election resize.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>This week, nearly 300 Roman Catholic bishops gather in Baltimore for the annual <a href="http://www.nccbuscc.org/" target="_blank">U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops</a>. But they already finished their most important business &ndash; choosing a new leader for the next three years. The post goes to a New York archbishop who defeated an Arizona bishop who spent most of his life in Chicago.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Some analysts are chalking up Bishop Gerald Kicanas&rsquo; loss to a wave of criticism just before the election, most of it concerning his links to an imprisoned Chicago child molester.</p><p>WBEZ&rsquo;s Chip Mitchell reported on this story last month and he gave Eight Forty-Eight the latest update.</p><p><em>Music Button:&nbsp; John Paul, &quot;French Suite 4 in E Flat, Gigue&quot;, from the CD The Complete Clavier Suites of JS Bach Vol. 2 (Lyrichord)</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:47:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/us-conference-catholic-bishops-elects-new-leader