A mere two days ago I wrote a post that left me wondering, “What’s been taking Seattle so long“?
Well, apparently nothing now – for today the day has come at last:
Rocco broke the news on who it will be: Bishop J. Peter Sartain, 58, currently serving as the bishop of Joliet. Rocco has posted a fascinating profile of the archbishop-elect, and ends with this encouraging reca... More
Tuesdays are “new bishop” day, and today the diocese of Youngstown (the second-longest vacancy in the U.S.) received its new bishop from a rather exotic source.
The Vatican Information Service release:
[The Holy Father] Appointed Bishop George V. Murry S.J., of Saint Thomas in the Virgin Islands, U.S.A., as bishop of Youngstown (area 8,813, population 1,220,447, Catholics 233,999, pri... More