The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) has posted an interview with His Grace Bishop Basil , Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America, discussing the topic of the fourth annual meeting of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America  scheduled for September 17–19 in Chicago, IL. Bishop Basil is the Secretary of the Assembly and is deeply involved in planning the upcoming meeting.
In the interview, His Grace explains the significance of this particular meeting, which will address the following issues:
- How to affirm and realize the Assembly's vision
- Crafting proposals for canonical restructuring for the church in America
- Possible regional solutions and cooperative relationships between hierarchs who share geographical territory
- A proposal for national Orthodox youth conference