Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Summer bishops

Shepherd appointments continue despite vacation season

 The B.C. Catholic has a story by Deborah Gyapong about bishop appointments across Canada:

Bishop Marcel Damphousse of
The Holy Father may have moved to his summer residence at Castel Gandolfo, but that has not stopped announcements of new episcopal appointments as the Catholic Church in Canada enjoys the dog days of summer.
Auxiliary Bishop Gregory Bittman
of Edmonton.
On July 14, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Father Gregory Bittman Auxiliary Bishop of Edmonton, where he has been serving as judicial vicar and chancellor.
On June 28, the Pope appointed Father Marcel Damphousse Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall.

Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.

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