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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Bishop Edward Kmiec dies
Buffalo Bishop Edward Kmiec passes away following brief illness. Bishop Edward U. Kmiec was the 13th bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo.

Retired Bishop Edward Kmiec passed away on July 11, 2020. 

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Msgr. David Toups named Bishop of Beaumont

Pope Francis has named Msgr. David Toups of Diocese of St. Petersburg as Bishop of Beaumont, TX

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Bishop Rozanski named Archbishop of Saint Louis

On June 10th, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Archbishop Carlson and named Bishop  Mitchell Rozanski his successor.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Bishop Arthur Serratelli of Paterson has retired
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Serratelli on April 15, 2020

Father Kevin Sweeney named successor to Bishop Serratelli of Paterson, NJ

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Bishop Steven Raica named Bishop of BIrmingham

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert Baker of Birmingham and named Bishop Steven Raica (GAYLORD) to succeed him.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Rev. Msgr. Robert McClory appointed Bishop of Gary, IN.
Pope Francis has appointed the Reverend Monsignor Robert J. McClory as Bishop of Gary

Bishop McClory  was appointed Bishop of Gary of November 26 , 2019

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Rev. Msgr. Gerardo Colacicco named Auxiliary Bishop of New York

Pope Francis today appointed two of the archdiocese’s most well-respected priests, Msgr. Edmund J. Whalen, the vicar for clergy, and Msgr. Gerardo L. Colacicco, the pastor of St. Joseph-Immaculate Conception parish in Millbrook, as auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of New York.

The appointments were announced by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Rev. Msgr. Edmund Whalen named Auxiliary Bishop of New York

Pope Francis today appointed two of the archdiocese’s most well-respected priests, Msgr. Edmund J. Whalen, the vicar for clergy, and Msgr. Gerardo L. Colacicco, the pastor of St. Joseph-Immaculate Conception parish in Millbrook, as auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of New York.

The appointments were announced by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States.

 

 

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Most Rev. Joseph Marino appointed President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy

Joseph Salvador Marino or more commonly Joseph Marino[a] (born January 23, 1953) is an American prelate of the Catholic Church who has worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See since 1988. He was named president of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy in October 2019 after representing the Holy See in Malaysia, East Timor, and Brunei for six years.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Rev. Austin Vetter appointed Bishop of Helena

Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Alvin Vetter as Bishop of Helena, MT

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Cardinal William Levada dies at age 83

Cardinal William Levada dies at age 83 on September 25 in Rome.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Archbishop Paul Etienne appointed for Seattle

Apr 29, 2019 - Archbishop Etienne’s appointment was announced by the nuncio April 29; a “Rite of Reception” Mass will be celebrated June 7 at St. James Cathedral

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Bishop Mark Brennan appointed to Wheeling-Charleston Diocese

Jul 23, 2019 - Pope Francis has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Mark Brennan of Baltimore to head the Diocese of Wheeling-CharlestonWest Virginia.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Most Rev. Robert Gruss named Bishop of Saginaw

Pope Francis Friday named Bishop Robert D. Gruss of Rapid City, South Dakota, the next bishop of the Diocese of Saginaw, Michigan.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Rev. William Joensen named new Bishop of Des Moines

Pope Francis appointed Rev. William Joensen the tenth bishop for the Diocese of Des Moines on July 18, 2019.

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