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Fr. Robert W. Marshall. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Memphis.

Memphis priest named bishop of Alexandria 

Apr 21, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Robert W. Marshall as the next bishop of Alexandria, Louisiana. It is unclear when his... Read more

Bishop David Prescott Talley was named bishop of Memphis March 5, 2019.

Pope Francis appoints bishops of Memphis, Fresno, names new auxiliary for LA

Mar 5, 2019

Pope Francis appointed new bishops Tuesday to lead the dioceses of Memphis and Fresno, also naming a new auxiliary bishop... Read more

Bishop Martin Holley. Courtesy photo.

Bishop Holley says 'revenge,' not ‘mismanagement’ led to his removal

Oct 25, 2018

By JD Flynn

One day after he was removed as head of the Diocese of Memphis, Bishop Martin Holley told CNA that he... Read more

Bishop Martin D. Holley. Courtesy Photo.

Pope Francis removes Bishop Holley as head of Memphis diocese

Oct 24, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Wednesday removed Bishop Martin D. Holley from the pastoral government of the Diocese of Memphis and appointed Archbishop... Read more

An apostolic visitation took place in Memphis. What does that mean?

Jun 30, 2018

By Mary Farrow

Last week, the Vatican sent two representatives to the Diocese of Memphis for an apostolic visitation. According to reports from... Read more