Pope appoints Bishop Jackels to lead Dubuque archdiocese

Vatican City, Apr 8, 2013 / 05:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Michael O. Jackels received an early birthday present of sorts when Pope Francis named him April 8 to lead the Archdiocese of Dubuque. The Vatican press office made the appointment public just after noon Rome time, saying that the Pope also accepted the resignation of current Archbishop Jerome G. Hanus. The announcement cited canon law 401, section two as the reason Archbishop Hanus is stepping down. This means that he has … [Read more...]