Pope names new archbishop for Miami, new bishop for Springfield
By Catholic News Service
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop Thomas G. Wenski of Orlando, Fla., 59, as archbishop of Miami and accepted the resignation of Archbishop John C. Favalora, 74, who has headed the archdiocese since 1994.
The pope also named Chicago Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki, 57, as bishop of Springfield, Ill.
The changes were announced April 20 in Washington by Archbishop Pietro Sambi, papal nuncio to the United States.
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