Prendergast appointed Archbishop of Canadian Capital City

Archbishop Prendergast
Archbishop Prendergast

.- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Hailfax’s Archbishop Terrence Thomas Prendergast S.J. as the new metropolitan archbishop of Canada’s capital of Ottawa.

Archbishop Prendergast will now become shepherd to some 411,000 Canadian Catholics. He succeeds outgoing Archbishop Marcel Andre J. Gervais who resigned his position after having reached the Church’s required retirement age of 75.


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