Home - VIS Vatican - Receive VIS - Contact us - Calendar

The Vatican Information Service is a news service, founded in the Holy See Press Office, that provides information about the Magisterium and the pastoral activities of the Holy Father and the Roman Curia...[]

Last 5 news

VISnews in Twitter Go to YouTube

Tuesday, July 6, 2010


VATICAN CITY, 6 JUL 2010 (VIS) - The Holy Father appointed

 - Msgr. Robert W. McElroy of the clergy of the archdiocese of San Francisco, U.S.A., pastor of St. Gregory parish at San Mateo, as auxiliary of San Francisco (area 6,023, population 1,770,000, Catholics 437,000, priests 457, permanent deacons 79, religious 931). The bishop-elect was born in San Francisco in 1954 and ordained a priest in 1980.

 - As members of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments: Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard, archbishop of Bordeaux, France; Cardinal Oswald Gracias, archbishop of Bombay, India; Archbishop Ioan Robu of Bucharest, Romania; Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam, Ireland; Archbishop Angelo Amato S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints; Archbishop Raymond Leo Burke, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura; Bishop Julian Lopez Martin of Leon, Spain, and Bishop Aloysius Maryadi Sutrisnaatmaka M.S.F. of Palangkaraya, Indonesia.
NEA:NA/                                VIS 20100706 (160)
Copyright © VIS - Vatican Information Service