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Thursday, May 12, 2005


VATICAN CITY, MAY 12, 2005 (VIS) - The Holy Father:

 - Accepted the resignation from the office of auxiliary of the diocese of Brooklyn, U.S.A., presented by Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan, upon having reached the age limit.

 - Appointed Frs. Joseph J. Tyson, pastor of the parishes of St. Edward, St. George and St. Paul, and Eusebio L. Elizondo M.Sp.S, pastor of the parish of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, as auxiliaries of the archdiocese of Seattle (area 64,269, population 4,755,500, Catholics 904,000, priests 313, permanent deacons 98, religious 585), U.S.A. Bishop-elect Tyson was born at Moses Lake, U.S.A., in 1957 and ordained a priest in 1989. Bishop-elect Elizondo was born in Victoria, Mexico, in 1954 and ordained a priest in 1984.
RE:NEA/.../SULLIVAN:TYSON:ELIZONDO                VIS 20050512 (130)

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