Ohio State Representative Robert Hagan* of my home town, Youngstown, received a phone call from the Mercy School of Nursing** letting him know that George Murry, SJ, bishop of Youngstown, had requested that they rescind the invitation to have him speak at their commencement tomorrow.
Hagan, who is Catholic, put this statement on his Facebook page:
Ohio State Rep. Bob Hagan D-YoungstownI have fough... 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