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Agenda Item Vote Results - November 2013 USCCB General Assembly

 

Action Item Votes

ACTION ITEM #01
USCCB Formal Statement on Pornography

Do the members approve that the Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, in collaboration with other committees move forward with the development of a USCCB Formal Statement on Pornography, pursuant to the Regulations Regarding USCCCB Statements and Publications?
VOTE: Majority of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT:   Passed (Yes: 226 , No: 5, Abstentions: 0)

ACTION ITEM #02
Call to Prayer

Do the members approve that the Call to Prayer for Life, Marriage and Religious Liberty continue beyond November 2013 with renewed communication and outreach?
VOTE:
Majority of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 203, No: 17, Abstentions: 5)

ACTION ITEM #03
Addition of Staff Position to Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities

Do the members support  the recommendation of the Committee on Priorities and Plans for the addition of one staff position to the Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities to work on a national level with Project Rachel, predicated on the continuing financial support for the position in the present grant to Pro-Life from the Knights of Columbus?
VOTE: Majority of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 225 , No: 9, Abstentions: 0 )

ACTION ITEM #04
Approval of the 2014 Budget

Do the members accept the recommendation of the Committee on Budget and Finance for approval of the 2014 budget?
VOTE: Majority of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 214, No: 18, Abstentions: 3)

ACTION ITEM #05
Diocesan Assessment for 2015

Do the diocesan and eparchial bishops accept the recommendation of the Committee on Budget & Finance for approval of a 3% in the diocesan assessment for he 2015?
VOTE: Two-thirds of Diocesan and Eparchial Bishops and their Equivalents in Law
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 132, No: 42, Abstentions:1 )

ACTION ITEM #06
Proposed Modifications to the USCCB Bylaws

Do the members approve the proposed modificationto the USCCB Bylaws to allow the Audit Subcommittee Chairman to be chosen from among the general membership?
VOTE: Two-thirds of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 203, No: 11, Abstentions: 5)

ACTION ITEM #07
Misal Romano

Do the Latin Church  members approve the text of the Misal Romano for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America?
VOTE: Two-thirds Latin Church Members with subsequent recognitio by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
RESULT:  Passed (Yes: 193, No: 11, Abstentions:4)

ACTION ITEM #08
Adaptations to the Misal Romano

Do the Latin Church members approve the Adaptations to the Misal Romano for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America?
VOTE: Two-thirds Latin Church Members with subsequent recognitio by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
RESULT: Passed
(Yes: 200, No: 1, Abstentions: 1)      

ACTION ITEM #09
ICEL Gray Book Translation of the Order of Celebration Marriage

Do the Latin Church members approve the ICEL Gray Book translation of the Order of Celebrating Marriage for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America?
VOTE: Two-thirds of the Latin Church Members with subsequent recognitio by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 212, No: 5, Abstentions: 1)

ACTION ITEM #10
Adaptations for Order of Celebrating Marriage

Do the Latin Church members approve the proposed Adaptations for the ICEL Gray Book translation of the Order of Celebrating  for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America?
VOTE: Two-thirds Latin Church Members with subsequent recognitio by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
RESULT:  Passed (Yes: 218, No: 5, Abstentions: 2)

ACTION ITEM #11
ICEL Gray Book translation of the Order of Confirmation

Do the Latin Church members approve the ICEL Gray Book translation of the Order of Confirmation for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America?
VOTE: Two-thirds Latin Church Members with subsequent recognitio by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
RESULT: Passed (Yes:  213, No: 4, Abstentions: 0)

ACTION ITEM #12
Proposed Revisions to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Handbook

Do the members approve the proposed revisions to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Handbook?
VOTE: Two-thirds of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT:
Passed (Yes: 225, No: 5, Abstentions: 2)

ACTION ITEM #13
Proposed Revisions to the Regulations Regarding United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Statements and Publications

Do the members approve the proposed revisions to the Regulations Regarding United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Statements and Publications?
VOTE: Two-thirds of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 222, No: 4, Abstentions: 2)

Consultation on Cause for Canonization of Mary Teresa Tallon, Servant of God

VOTE:  formal voice vote
RESULT:  Passed



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