San Jose auxiliary named Spokane bishop; Franciscan named to Lexington

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March 12, 2015

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Thomas A. Daly of San Jose, California, to head the Diocese of Spokane, Washington, and Conventual Franciscan Father John Stowe to be bishop of Lexington, Kentucky.

Bishop Daly, 54, has been an auxiliary of the San Jose Diocese since 2011. Bishop-designate Stowe is a vicar provincial for his community and rector of the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, Ohio.

The appointments were announced March 12 in Washington by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

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