Chicago Auxiliary Bishop Named New Bishop of Springfield Diocese

April 21, 2010 by  
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Diocese of Springfield in Illinois — April 20, 2010 SPRINGFIELD — Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of the Archdiocese of Chicago to be the new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. He succeeds Archbishop George J. Lucas, who was named Archbishop of Omaha last June. The appointment […]


Pope Benedict XVI Names Bishop George J. Lucas New Archbishop of Omaha

Catholic News Agency – June 3, 2009 Omaha, Neb., Jun 3, 2009 / (CNA) – Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Bishop George J. Lucas, 59, to serve as the new Archbishop of Omaha, after accepting the resignation of Omaha’s Archbishop Elden Curtiss. Archbishop-Designate Lucas has served as the bishop of Springfield, Illinois for nearly ten […]