For the last three years, Cardinal Tim Dolan, has served as president of the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops, but a new president will be elected, during the bishops' General Assembly in Baltimore, from November 11th to the 14th.
The new president will be one of the following 10 candidates:
Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans.
From Philadelphia there's Archbishop Charles Chaput. Also on the list is Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington.
From Galveston-Houston, there's Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and from Los Angeles, Archbishop Jose Gomez.
From Baltimore, Archbishop William Lori is also on the list, along with the the Archbishop of Louisville, Joseph Kurtz, who currently serves as the vice president.
Cincinnati's Archbishop, Dennis Schnurr is also a candidate, as is Detroit's Archbishop Allen Vigneron and finally from Miami, Archbishop Thomas Wenski.
A simple majority vote will decide who is elected president. Then, the vice president, will be elected from the remaining nine candidates.
The new president and vice president will begin their three year term once the meeting ends.