Archbishop Dolan Appointed Archbishop of New York

Archdiocese of New York web site:

ArchbishopDolan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 23, 2009

His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, has appointed His Excellency, Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of Milwaukee, to the Archdiocese of New York. Archbishop Dolan has served as the Archbishop of Milwaukee since 2002. He will be the 13th Bishop and 10th Archbishop of the See of New York. He succeeds His Eminence, Edward Cardinal Egan, who submitted his letter of retirement upon reaching the age of 75 on April 2, 2007.

Cardinal Egan has been named Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of New York until the Installation of Archbishop Dolan. The Archbishop will be installed by His Excellency, Archbishop Pietro Sambi, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral on April 15, 2009.

Full release: Archdiocese of New York – Press Releases – Archbishop Dolan Appointed Archbishop of New York Retirement of Cardinal Egan Accepted

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