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Bishop Appointment - Latest News
Dec 12, 2019 - 04:42 am .- Pope Francis Thursday accepted the resignation of Bishop Paul Joseph Swain of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and appointed Minnesota priest Fr. Donald Edward DeGrood as his successor.
Nov 19, 2019 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Msgr. Francis Malone, pastor of an Arkansa parish known for having generated many priestly vocations, as the next bishop of Shreveport, Louisiana.
Oct 10, 2019 - 04:55 am .- Pope Francis accepted Thursday the resignation of Bishop John Jenik as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of New York and appointed two New York priests as auxiliaries of the archdiocese.
Oct 8, 2019 - 05:17 am .- Pope Francis appointed Tuesday Fr. Austin A. Vetter as the next bishop of Helena, Montana.
Jul 18, 2019 - 04:10 am .- Pope Francis appointed Fr. William Joensen, a priest of the Archdiocese of Dubuque and philosophy professor at a local college, as Bishop of Des Moines Thursday.
Jun 4, 2019 - 06:10 am .- Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Fr. Douglas Lucia, a canon lawyer, as Bishop of Syracuse.
Apr 29, 2019 - 04:46 am .- Pope Francis Monday appointed Archbishop Paul D. Etienne of Anchorage to be coadjutor archbishop of the Archdiocese of Seattle.
Apr 25, 2019 - 04:04 am .- Pope Francis Thursday appointed Donald J. Hying the next bishop of Madison following the death of Bishop Robert C. Morlino in November.
Apr 4, 2019 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis Thursday named Archbishop Wilton Gregory the Archbishop of Washington, succeeding Cardinal Donald Wuerl.
Jan 31, 2019 - 07:21 am .- Pope Francis accepted the retirement of Bishop Frederick Campbell of Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, appointing Bishop Robert J. Brennan, auxiliary of Rockville Centre, to lead the diocese.
Jul 11, 2018 - 05:57 am .- The Vatican announced Wednesday Pope Francis' appointment of Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, New Mexico to be coadjutor bishop of San Jose, California.
Jul 3, 2018 - 04:51 am .- The Vatican announced Tuesday that Pope Francis has named three new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Chicago, appointing Fr. Ronald Hicks, Fr. Robert G. Casey and Fr. Mark Bartosic to the positions.
Jun 13, 2018 - 05:27 am .- The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis has named Michigan-native Msgr. Gerald Vincke as the new bishop of the Diocese of Salina, Kan., pulling him from several roles in the Diocese of Lansing, Mich.
Jun 8, 2018 - 08:37 am .- The Vatican Friday announced that Pope Francis has appointed two new auxiliary bishops for the United States, one of whom will serve the Archdiocese of Washington and one the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
Apr 5, 2018 - 05:12 am .- On Thursday Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Marc V. Trudeau, who survived lymphoma in 2008, an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Mar 28, 2018 - 06:36 am .- On Wednesday the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has named Fr. Robert F. Christian, O.P., a Dominican friar and a native of San Francisco, as the next auxiliary bishop for his home diocese in California.
Feb 28, 2018 - 05:36 am .- Bishop George Leo Thomas, who until now has led the Diocese of Helena, will be taking the reins in Las Vegas, bringing with him broad pastoral experience and expertise in psychology, mental health issues, mission work and prison ministry.
Feb 3, 2018 - 01:25 pm .- Several sources familiar with a proposed deal between the Chinese government and the Holy See have said the landmark agreement is not only a possibility, but an “imminent” certainty that could come to fruition as early as this spring.
Jan 23, 2018 - 05:06 am .- On Tuesday the Vatican announced that Bishop Myron Joseph Cotta, who grew up on a dairy farm and has until now served as auxiliary bishop of Sacramento, has been tapped to take the reins in the Diocese of Stockton.
Dec 7, 2017 - 10:37 am .- Pope Francis on Thursday named the next archbishops of two major metropolitan sees – Archbishop Michel Aupetit to Paris and Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes to Mexico City, the world’s largest diocese.