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CNA Staff, May 18, 2021 / 05:10 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Tuesday named an Italian-born Somascan priest as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The pope appointed Fr. Italo Dell’Oro, C.R.S., on May 18 to the post in the archdiocese that serves more than 1.7 million Catholics in

Denver Newsroom, Apr 30, 2021 / 13:06 pm America/Denver (CNA). Father James Golka is Pope Francis’ choice to become the next bishop of Colorado Springs, and the Nebraska priest used his opening remarks for the diocese to encourage everyone to “become fascinated by the Lord.” “I’m fascinated by Jesus Christ,”

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 7, 2021 / 06:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis has appointed the vicar general of the Diocese of Green Bay, Fr. Daniel J. Felton, as the next bishop of Duluth, Minnesota. Felton, 66, has been both vicar general and

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Mar 2, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis appointed Mgsr. Jerome Feudjio on Tuesday to lead the Diocese of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Originally from Cameroon, Feudjio has served as a priest of the U.S. Virgin Islands’ diocese for more

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Feb 15, 2021 / 05:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis on Monday named Fr. Gary W. Janak, a canon lawyer and licensed counselor, an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas. Bishop-elect Janak, 58, is vicar general and chancellor of the Diocese of

Vatican City, Dec 1, 2020 / 05:45 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Bishop Michael Fisher, an auxiliary of Washington, to be the next bishop of the scandal-ridden Diocese of Buffalo, New York. Fisher, 62, will take over leadership of Buffalo as the diocese faces a new lawsuit from

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Nov 17, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Tuesday named Pittsburgh priest Fr. David J. Bonnar the next bishop of Youngstown, Ohio. Bonnar, 58, succeeds Bishop George Murry, S.J., who died June 5 from acute leukemia. The bishop-elect is pastor of St. Aidan

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 14, 2020 / 05:36 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Wednesday appointed Fr. William “Bill” D. Byrne, a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington and the presenter of a popular YouTube series, to lead the Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts. Bishop-elect Byrne, 56, is also the

Vatican City, Jul 8, 2020 / 05:35 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis appointed Fr. Stephen D. Parkes as the next bishop of Savannah, Georgia, Wednesday. The Holy See press office announced July 8 that Parkes, a priest of the Diocese of Orlando, would succeed Bishop Gregory Hartmayer, who was appointed

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jun 19, 2020 / 05:20 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Friday appointed Fr. Michel Mulloy as the next bishop of the Diocese of Duluth, Minnesota. Bishop-elect Mulloy, 66, has been diocesan administrator of Rapid City since August 2019, leading the diocese while the bishop’s seat