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Monday, October 19, 2020

Rev. William D. Byrne named Bishop of Springfield in Massachusetts
Pope Francis announced Rev. Byrne to be next Bishop of Springfield in Mass

The announcement was made by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, U.S. papal nuncio, in Washington. Byrne, 55, is the the 10th bishop in the history of the Springfield diocese.

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Rev. Valentine Peter, Class 1960 dies
Founders Award Recipient in 2012, Fr. Val Peter Died June 30, 2020

Rev. Val Peter, 85, Class 1960, Casa 1966 died on June 30 in Omaha, NE. He had long been a benefactor of the college and was awarded the Founders Award at the Annual Alumni Reunion in 2012. He was well known for his work at Boys Town and retired in 2005.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Bishop Emeritus Alexander Brunett died on January 31, 2020
Bishop Brunett let the diocese of Seattle from 1997 to 2010

 Retired Archbishop Alexander J. Brunett, who led the Archdiocese of Seattle from 1997 to his retirement in 2010, died Jan. 31. He was 86.

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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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