On the third ballot, a run-off between the two top vote getters on the second ballot, Houston-Galveston Cardinal Daniel DiNardo was elected the Vice President of the USCCB. DiNardo received 147 votes to Archbishop Charles Chaput's 87 votes. +DiNardo was slated to assume th chairmanship of the Divine Worship Committee, and now the conference will need to create a new slate of nominees for that post.
This story appears in the Fall bishops' meeting 2013 feature series. View the full series.
November 12, 2013