Diocese of Great Falls-Billings

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Bishop Michael Warfel's resignation as bishop of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings was accepted by Pope Francis on Aug. 22, 2023.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Great Falls-Billings Bishop Michael Warfel

Aug 22, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

Bishop Michael Warfel will be automatically succeeded by 57-year-old Bishop Jeffrey Fleming, coadjutor bishop of Great Falls-Billings. Read more

A bishop's pectoral cross.

Pope Francis appoints Montana priest as coadjutor bishop of Great Falls-Billings diocese

Apr 19, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Father Jeffrey Fleming is chancellor of the Diocese of Helena. Read more

Bishop Austin Vetter of Helena.

Three more US bishops announce return of public Masses

Apr 23, 2020

Three Catholic dioceses have announced this week they will resume public celebration of Mass, subject to the requirements of public health orders... Read more

Montana plaintiffs vote on $20m sexual abuse settlement

Aug 2, 2018

The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings is awaiting the result of a vote by plaintiffs on whether to accept a $20... Read more