USCCB Updates

Pope Francis Names New Bishop of Davenport & Auxiliary Bishop of San Diego
April 19, 2017

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Martin Amos, 75, from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Davenport, Iowa, and has named Monsignor Thomas R. Zinkula, to succeed him.  Monsignor Zinkula is a priest of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, currently serving as rector of St. Pius X Seminary at Loras College in Dubuque…

Pope Francis Names Bishop Aleksiychuk as Head of Chicago Eparchy
April 20, 2017 

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Bishop Venedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk, M.S.U., as bishop of the Eparchy of St Nicholas in Chicago for Ukrainians, in Illinois. Prior to the appointment, Bishop Aleksiychuk was an auxiliary bishop of the Archeparchy of Lviv, Ukraine. The appointment was publicized in Washington, April 20, by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States…