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Bishop R. Daniel Conlon

Vatican City, Jul 17, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis named Bishop Ronald A. Hicks as the next bishop of Joliet, Illinois, Friday. Hicks, 55, has served as Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Chicago since 2015 and as an auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese since 2018. He

Vatican City, May 4, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Daniel Conlon of Joliet, who took a medical leave of absence from leadership of the Illinois diocese in December. The Holy See press office announced May 4 that the pope had accepted

STATEMENT FROM THE DIOCESE OF JOLIET Bishop R. Daniel Conlon, leader of the Diocese of Joliet, has received permission from His Holiness, Pope Francis, to take a medical leave of absence, beginning on December 27, 2019. During his absence, Bishop Richard E. Pates, Bishop Emeritus of Des Moines, will serve

Staff Report Carla J. (Holzman) Conlon, mother of the Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of Joliet, Illinois, died Monday. She was 85. Carla Conlon leaves behind her husband of 67 years Robert J. Conlon and six children.