Tuesday, March 15, 2005

New Bishop for Belleville

Replaces Wilton Gregory who now is Archbishop of Atlanta...

From the Vatican Information Service:

The Holy Father appointed Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Lake Charles, U.S.A., as bishop of Belleville (area 30,224, population 845,906, Catholics 107,041, priests 155, permanent deacons 29, religious 270), U.S.A.