Saturday, November 14, 2009

Angelicum alumnus named new Archbishop of Milwaukee, USA

The Most Reverend Jerome Edward Listecki has been named the 11th archbishop of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee by Pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican announced today. Listecki, 60, succeeds the Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, also an Angelicum alumnus, who was named Archbishop of New York on February 23, 2009, and installed as Archbishop of New York April 15, 2009.

Listecki began graduate studies in Canon Law and Moral Theology in 1979 at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, earning a doctoral degree in Canon Law in 1981, and continuing Moral Theology studies until his return to the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1983.

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