I never quite understood what an Auxiliary Bishop is or does. Since Pope Benedict XVI recently named two priests in the Boston Archdiocese to that position, I took some time to read up on it. You can too.
Pope chooses seminary rectors as Boston bishops, The Pilot - Click here
Bishops-elect Arthur L. Kennedy and Peter J. Uglietto
are pictured in the cardinal's office June 30. In
the painting behind them is Bishop Jean Louis
Lefebvre de Cheverus, the first bishop of Boston.
Pilot photo/Gregory L. Tracy
What is an auxiliary bishop? The Pilot - Click here
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