20 May 2009

Cistone named Saginaw Bishop

Bishop Joseph Robert Cistone was named Bishop of Saginaw, Michigan, USA.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Robert James Carlson was named Archbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri in April 2009.

Bishop Cistone had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

09 May 2009

07 May 2009

Howlader named Chittagong Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Lawrence Subrata Howlader, C.S.C. was named Auxiliary Bishop of Chittagong, Bangladesh and titular bishop of Afufenia.

Jimenez retired as Butuan Auxiliary

Bishop Zacharias Cenita Jimenez retired as Auxiliary Bishop of Butuan, Philippines.

Lerma Nolasco named Mexico Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Jesús Antonio Lerma Nolasco was named Auxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District and titular bishop of Aulon.

Vasil' named Oriental Churches Secretary

Archbishop-elect Cyril Vasil', S.J. was named Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches and titular archbishop of Ptolemais in Libya.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Antonio Maria Vegliò was named President of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People in February 2009.

Harrington retired, Quinn succeeded as Winona Bishop

Bishop Bernard Joseph Harrington retired and Bishop John Michael Quinn succeeded as Bishop of Winona, Minnesota, USA.

Bishop Quinn had been serving as Coadjutor of the same diocese.

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