All news services this morning are reporting that Monsignor John O Barres is Pope Benedict's choice to succeed retired Bishop Edward P. Cullen as bishop or Allentown, PA.
Barres has been chancellor of the Diocese of Wilmington, Del., since 2000.
Only a few have noted Barres, an Ivy League-educated theologian with a master's in business administration, is a graduate of Opus Dei's Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome.
He joined Opus Dei as priest.
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