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Portland, Ore. diocese receives new auxiliary bishop

Mar 4, 2014 - 10:10 am .- The Vatican announced earlier this morning that Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Peter Leslie Smith to assist in leading the archdiocese of Portland, Ore. as their new auxiliary bishop.

Pope names Caribbean missionary as new Miami auxiliary bishop

Feb 20, 2014 - 11:43 am .- Pope Francis has appointed a new auxiliary bishop for Miami: Malta-born Monsignor Peter Baldacchino, an Archdiocese of Newark priest who has served for more than a decade as a missionary in the Caribbean.

New York welcomes new bishops for Albany, Rockville dioceses

Feb 11, 2014 - 07:57 am .- The Vatican announced earlier this morning that Msgr. Edward B. Scharfenberger will take the helm as the new Bishop of Albany, NY, with Msgr. Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski stepping up as auxiliary of Rockville Centre.

New auxiliary bishop named for Sacramento

Jan 24, 2014 - 03:23 pm .- The Vatican has announced that Msgr. Myron Joseph Cotta of Fresno has been assigned as the new auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Sacramento, Calif.

New Harrisburg, Pa. bishop 'stunned' by appointment

Jan 24, 2014 - 09:58 am .- The Vatican announced that Bishop Ronald Gainer will be leaving his post in Lexington, Ky. to take the helm in the diocese of Harrisburg, Pa. – a transfer which is both a surprise and a joy.

Newly appointed Pueblo, Colo. bishop promises to give his all

Jan 15, 2014 - 11:15 am .- Pope Francis has named the next bishop of Pueblo, Colorado: Monsignor Stephen J. Berg of Fort Worth, Texas, a trained pianist who became a priest after a career as a business executive.

Pope Francis names new Fort Worth, Texas bishop

Nov 19, 2013 - 10:04 am .- Pope Francis has named Monsignor Michael F. Olson as the new bishop of Fort Worth, Texas, setting the priest on the path to become the second youngest bishop to head a diocese in the U.S.

Ohio bishop tapped to lead Hartford, Connecticut diocese

Oct 29, 2013 - 06:59 am .- Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Leonard P. Blair of Toledo, Ohio to lead the diocese of Hartford, Connecticut, following the retirement of the diocese's previous archbishop.

Slovenia's two archbishops resign amid financial crisis

Aug 1, 2013 - 07:40 am .- The only two archbishops in Slovenia have resigned at the invitation of Pope Francis, after two financial companies associated with the Archdiocese of Maribor collapsed.

Pope names Brooklyn bishop to head Bridgeport diocese

Jul 31, 2013 - 05:03 pm .- Pope Francis has selected Auxiliary Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Brooklyn to be the next Bishop of Bridgeport, Conn.

Vatican diplomat named new Edinburgh archbishop

Jul 24, 2013 - 07:52 am .- Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Leo Cushley as the new Archbishop of St. Andrews & Edinburgh, replacing Cardinal Keith O’Brien who resigned after inappropriate behavior came to light.

Pope sends Dallas auxiliary bishop to El Paso

May 6, 2013 - 05:50 am .- Pope Francis has appointed Spanish-speaking Bishop Mark J. Seitz to lead the El Paso diocese in western Texas, placing him just across the border from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Pope names Jesuit to lead Oakland diocese

May 3, 2013 - 04:25 am .- Pope Francis has appointed Jesuit Father Michael C. Barber the next bishop of the Oakland, California diocese.

Next Fargo bishop hopes to copy Pope's service

Apr 8, 2013 - 10:38 am .- Monsignor John T. Folda, who has been appointed Bishop of Fargo by Pope Francis, says he hopes to follow the Pope’s example of service, simplicity and joyful faith.

Pope appoints Bishop Jackels to lead Dubuque archdiocese

Apr 8, 2013 - 05:59 am .- Bishop Michael O. Jackels received an early birthday present of sorts when Pope Francis named him April 8 to lead the Archdiocese of Dubuque.

Pope appoints new leader for Portland archdiocese

Jan 29, 2013 - 10:35 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop Alexander K. Sample of Marquette, Mich., to shepherd the archdiocese of Portland, Ore.

Pope chooses new auxiliary bishop for Atlanta

Jan 3, 2013 - 10:54 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has named Atlanta priest Monsignor David P. Talley, a convert to Catholicism, as the newest auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta.

Pope names former Vatican official as Boston auxiliary bishop

Nov 9, 2012 - 12:08 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Monsignor Robert P. Deeley, current vicar general of Boston and a former official at the Vatican’s Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith, as an auxiliary bishop for the Boston archdiocese.

Vatican's deputy official for religious to lead Indianapolis archdiocese

Oct 18, 2012 - 08:59 am .- Pope Benedict named Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin as head of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis on Oct. 18.

Vatican's prosecutor appointed as bishop for Malta

Oct 8, 2012 - 01:58 pm .- Pope Benedict named Monsignor Charles J. Scicluna, the Vatican official in charge of prosecuting clergy abuse cases, as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Malta on Oct. 6.

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April 20, 2014

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First Reading:: Acts 10:34a, 37-43
Second Reading:: Col 3:1-4
Gospel:: Jn 20:1-9

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