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Honored Guests of the 29th International USCCA Conference

Alongside keynote speakers and panelists, we are glad to share that the following Catholic Church leaders have agreed to speak as honored guests for the 29th International USCCA Conference. Cardinal Cupich will be presiding over the Conference Mass on Saturday evening August 3, 2024; Cardinal Chow will be communicating with attendees via video message on Sunday morning (August 4). We invite you to learn more about these honored guests:

Cardinal Blaise Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, was ordained to the priesthood in the Archdiocese of Omaha on August 16, 1975. He has also served as Bishop of Rapid City, South Dakota and Bishop of Spokane, Washington. He holds a Bachelor's in Philosophy from the College of St. Thomas, as well as a Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology and a Master's in Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He was proclaimed a Cardinal by Pope Francis on October 9, 2016.

Cardinal Stephen Chow Sau-yan, SJ is the Cardinal of Hong Kong (China). He joined the Society of Jesus in 1984, and was ordained priest in 1994 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception by John Baptist Wu, Bishop of Hong Kong. Cardinal Chow holds a Master's in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, a Master's in Organizational Development from Loyola University of Chicago, and an Ed.D. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University. He was proclaimed a Cardinal by Pope Francis on September 30, 2023.

Register today to ensure your opportunity to participate as an attendee at the upcoming conference. We look forward to seeing you at DePaul University on August 2–4, 2024.


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