Bishops' Meeting to be Broadcast by Telecare, USCCB Social Media

WASHINGTON (October 28, 2010) - For the second year in a row, Telecare, the television station of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York, will broadcast the Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Baltimore. The proceedings will also be covered via the social media outreach of the USCCB on Twitter (twitter.com/usccb, hashtag #bishops) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/usccb).

The telecast will air during the days of public sessions of the bishops' meeting, Monday, November 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, November 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This coverage will be "free to air" via satellite.

Telecare Television is available in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on Cablevision channel 29/137, Verizon FiOS TV channel 296 and live/on-demand at www.telecaretv.org. Their programming can also be seen nationally on numerous Catholic television stations.

Stations wishing to air the telecast of the bishops' meeting should contact the office of Joseph Perrone, Telecare general manager at (516) 538-8704 x 145 for transmission details and satellite coordinates.

Live streaming of Telecare's coverage, as well as documents, vote tallies, news releases and other information from the meeting will be available at www.usccb.org/meetings/2010Fall/.

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