Bishop Alfred Schlert

Alfred Schlert was appointed the fifth Bishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, by Pope Francis on June 27, 2017. He was ordained a Bishop and installed on August 31, 2017.

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Allentown bishop proclaims Year of the Real Presence

Apr 19, 2021

The bishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania has proclaimed a jubilee year to promote a greater dedication to the Holy Eucharist.   Read more

Bishop Alfred Schlert of Allentown. CNA file photo.

Pennsylvania bishop tells Catholics: Vote with life ‘uppermost in mind’

Sep 16, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Defense of innocent human life should be “uppermost” in the mind of Catholic voters at election time, the bishop of... Read more