This week, we have wonderful news to share with you! Pope Francis has announced that Bishop Michael F. Burbidge will succeed Bishop Loverde as the fourth Bishop of Arlington. Learn about Bishop Burbidge by taking a look at these helpful links.
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Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Michael F. Burbidge the Fourth Bishop of Arlington
On October 4, the Feast of St. Francis, Pope Francis announced the appointment of Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, formerly Bishop of Raleigh, as successor Bishop Paul S. Loverde. Read more.
Catholic Diocese of Arlington Welcomes Bishop Burbidge
Catch all the media coverage about Arlington’s new bishop, Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, on Twitter, Facebook and more here.
Bishop Burbidge named to Arlington
Bishop Michael F. Burbidge has been appointed by Pope Francis to succeed Bishop Loverde. Bishop Loverde will serve the Diocese as Apostolic Administrator until Bishop Burbidge’s installation, which will take place December 6 at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More. Read more.
Bishop Burbidge plans to build on strong foundation
Accepting his appointment from Pope Francis as the Fourth Bishop of Arlington and successor to Bishop Loverde, Bishop Michael F. Burbidge expresses his gratitude for Bishop Loverde’s ministry and promise to “build upon the strong foundations” provided by Arlington’s first three bishops. Read more.
Monseñor Michael F. Burbidge será el cuarto Obispo de Arlington
El Papa Francisco designó hoy a Monseñor Michael F. Burbidge, de 59 años de edad, como cuarto obispo de la Diócesis de Arlington. Hasta la fecha, fue Obispo de la Diócesis de Raleigh. Sucede en el cargo a Monseñor Paul S. Loverde, de 76 años, quien ha dirigido la Diócesis desde 1999.
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