- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 16, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - A northeast Ohio bishop has been appointed as one of the U.S. bishops to attend an event at the Vatican that will focus on marriage and family issues.

The Vindicator in Youngstown (https://bit.ly/1gqrMSh ) reports Bishop George V. Murry of the Diocese of Youngstown was appointed by Pope Francis to attend the Synod on the Family next month in Rome.

The event will bring together bishops and lay delegates from around the world to discuss a variety of matters related to marriage and family.

Other U.S. bishops elected to the synod include Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville and Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston. They are president and vice president respectively of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops. Archbishops from Philadelphia and Chicago also are among those to attend the synod.

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Information from: The Vindicator, https://www.vindy.com

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