The November 2014 archive of Daily News

Pope appoints Wisconsin bishop to head statewide Diocese of Boise

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Catholic News Service — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael P. Driscoll of Boise, Idaho, and appointed Bishop Peter F. Christensen of Superior, Wisconsin, to succeed him.

Bishop Driscoll, who has headed the statewide diocese since 1999, is 75, the age at which bishops are ... Read More »

‘Tale of two synods’ emerged from Vatican, says USCCB president

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Mark Pattison/Catholic News Service — October’s extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family was just one event, but “a tale of two synods” emerged from it, according to the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Speaking to reporters Nov. 10 after the morning session of the USCCB’s ... Read More »

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