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Iceland's new bishop inherits a turbulent, fascinating Catholic history

Sep 19, 2015 - 06:03 am .- The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Francis has appointed Fr. David Tencer, O.F.M. Cap., as bishop of Reykjavik, Iceland.

Pope Francis reaches to Catholic Charities to tap new DC bishop

Mar 20, 2015 - 05:48 pm .- With a background in Hispanic ministry and service at Catholic Charities, the newly announced auxiliary bishop of Washington, D.C. hopes to help people turn their faith into action.

Next Chicago archbishop aims to nourish faith

Sep 20, 2014 - 10:35 am .- Chicago’s Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich introduced himself to his new city on Saturday, downplaying political interpretations of his appointment and stressing the need to be attentive to God’s voice.

Vietnamese bishop joyful to lead, evangelize new flock

Aug 4, 2014 - 12:02 pm .- The newly appointed Bishop of My Tho, Peter Nguyen Van Kham, has voiced enthusiasm for evangelizing and forming the faithful in his diocese for lively participation in the life of the Church.

Pope names two new bishops for Mississippi and Texas

Dec 12, 2013 - 11:37 am .- Pope Francis has named two U.S. priests as the next bishops of the Dioceses of Jackson, Miss. and San Angelo, Texas.

Choose bishops carefully, Pope advises diplomats

Jun 21, 2013 - 02:00 pm .- During a gathering organized for the Year of Faith, Pope Francis asked his ambassadors to be careful in helping to select candidates for the episcopacy, making sure they are men of pastoral hearts.

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