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Bishop John P. Dolan, an auxiliary bishop of San Diego, will begin his assignment as bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix in August 2022

Pope Francis appoints San Diego auxiliary to lead Phoenix diocese

Jun 10, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Bishop John P. Dolan succeeds Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted. Read more

Bishop Robert W. McElroy.

Pope taps Cordileone’s auxiliary to head San Diego diocese

Mar 3, 2015

By Elise Harris

The Vatican announced Tuesday that Pope Francis has appointed San Francisco’s native auxiliary bishop, Robert W. McElroy, as the new... Read more

Bishop Cirilo B. Flores. Courtesy of the Diocese of San Diego.

San Diego diocese mourns death of Bishop Cirilo Flores

Sep 8, 2014

Bishop Cirilo Flores of San Diego passed away the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 6, at the city's Nazareth House, accompanied... Read more

Bishop Cirilo Flores of San Diego. Courtesy of the Diocese of San Diego.

Bishop Cirilo Flores succeeds as head of San Diego diocese

Sep 18, 2013

Bishop Cirilo B. Flores was appointed Bishop of San Diego today, Sept. 18, succeeding Bishop Robert H. Brom, whose resignation,... Read more