Detroit cardinal retires; Oakland bishop tapped as replacement

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(RNS) Pope Benedict XVI has tapped Michigan native Bishop Allen Vigneron to succeed Cardinal Adam Maida as archbishop of Detroit, the Vatican announced Monday (Jan. 5). Vigneron, 60, had been bishop of Oakland, Calif., since 2003, and has been a priest since 1975. He will be installed as archbishop in Detroit on Jan. 28. Following […]

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