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The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols has taken possession of his titular church in Rome, Santissimo Redentore e Sant’Alfonso. The Church of Sant’Alfonso, located on Via Merulana, is home to the famous icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour (or Perpetual Help), which has been widely reproduced, a...read more
Articles from section "Church Appointments"
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop John Arnold, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Westminster, as Bishop of Salford. He will succeed Bishop Terence Brain who was appointed in 1997. Bishop …read more
Pope Francis has appointed BishopJosé AntonioFernández Hurtadoof Tuxtepec, Mexico, as metropolitan archbishop of Durango. The 61-year-old prelate is a native of Morelia. He succeeds …read more
Pope Francis on Saturday named Bishop Blase Joseph Cupich of the Spokane Diocese as archbishop of Chicago, succeeding Cardinal Francis George. The appointment was publicized in Washington by …read more
On Saturday, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane to replace Cardinal Francis George as archbishop of Chicago. Readers seeking to know more about Bishop Cupich can read his …read more
Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave Thursday to bishops who were appointed over the last year. * * * Dear Brothers, I am happy to meet with you now personally, because in …read more