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Friday, February 25, 2011


VATICAN CITY, 25 FEB 2011 (VIS) - The Holy Father:

 - Appointed Msgr. Giuseppe Pellegrini, vicar general of Verona, Italy, as bishop of Concordia-Pordenone (area 2,675, population 359,334, Catholics 351,580, priests 306, permanent deacons 16, religious 305), Italy. The bishop-elect was born in Monteforte d'Alpone, Italy in 1953 and ordained a priest in 1979. He succeeds Bishop Ovidio Poletto, whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same diocese the Holy Father accepted, upon having reached the age limit.

 - Appointed Fr. William J. Waltersheid of the clergy of the diocese of Harrisburg, U.S.A., vicar for clergy and religious life, as auxiliary of the diocese of Pittsburgh (area 9,722, population 1,963,000, Catholics 803,000, priests 482, permanent deacons 42, religious 1,316), U.S.A. The bishop-elect was born in Ashland, U.S.A. in 1956 and ordained a priest in 1992.
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