Last article of section "Church Appointments"
Pope Francis has appointed the secretary general of the Bishops Conference for England and Wales, Msgr. Marcus Stock, bishop of the diocese of Leeds, UK. The diocese of Leeds has been without a bishop since its last pastor, Archbishop Arthur Roche, was appointed Secretary of the Vatican Congregation for Divine Wo...read more
Articles from section "Church Appointments"
Pope Francis today appointed Monsignor Robert W. Oliver, of the Archdiocese of Boston, as the new Secretary for the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. Until now, the American …read more
Pope Francis has appointed Father Robert J. Geisinger SJ to the post of Promoter of Justice for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), Vatican Radio reports. He takes over from …read more
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Seán Brady, archbishop of Armagh and Primate of all Ireland, after he reached the age of retirement,Vatican Radio reports. A native of …read more
Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera, until now prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, as the new archbishop of …read more
Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Daniel E. Thomas of Philadelphia, 55, as bishop of Toledo, Ohio. The appointment was publicized in Washington today by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, …read more