Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Pope Names New Archbishop of Baltimore
Pope Benedict XVI today named Bishop William E. Lori of the Diocese of Bridgeport, 62, as the 16th Archbishop of Baltimore. He will succeed Edwin Cardinal O’Brien, who served as Baltimore’s 15th archbishop from October 2007 to August 2011. Cardinal O’Brien has served as Apostolic Administrator of the nation’s oldest Archdiocese since his appointment August 29 as Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.
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