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Bishop Appointment - Latest News
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.
Dec 5, 2017 - 04:13 am .- On Tuesday the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ appointment of Bishop Barry C. Knestout, until now one of three auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Washington, as the next bishop of the Diocese of Richmond.
Oct 18, 2017 - 05:08 am .- On Wednesday, the Vatican announced that Joseph M. Siegel, until now auxiliary bishop of Joliet, will be taking the reins in the diocese of Evansville, Indiana, which has been vacant for several months.
Oct 17, 2017 - 02:34 pm .- Among the most lasting aspects of a Pope’s leadership is his appointment of bishops. To understand a Pope, it’s important to understand how he makes decisions about episcopal leadership.  
Oct 12, 2017 - 03:32 am .- On Thursday, Pope Francis named Fr. Enrique Delgado, who has a background in economics, as an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Miami, making him the first Peruvian bishop in the United States.