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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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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Archbishop Wilton Gregory appointed Archbishop of Washington DC

Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory as the seventh Archbishop of Washington

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Bishop David Talley named Bishop of Memphis

Pope Francis has named Alexandria Bishop David Talley the new Bishop of Memphis

Friday, October 12, 2018

Archbishop Donald Wuerl retires
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Wuerl

Donald Wuerl will reportedly retain his title of cardinal and continue in his role until a successor is found.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Archbishop Charles Balvo appointed Nuncio to Czech Republic

Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Charles Balvo the new Apostolic Nunciature to the Czech Republic on the retirement of Bishop Giuseppe Leanza.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Rev. Paul Martin appointed Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand

On Dec 6, 2017 A new Catholic Bishop of Christchurch has been appointed nearly two years after his predecessor's death. 

 

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