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Two in a row...

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Dec 02, 2003

Bishop Raymond Burke of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, has been named the next Archbishop of St. Louis.

This is good news for the faithful in St. Louis. And last week we had distinctly good news for the Catholic people of Phoenix.

It's too early to say that we're seeing a trend, but it's not too early to hope and pray that the Vatican now has a clear picture of what the Church in the US needs.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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  • Posted by: - Dec. 02, 2003 8:46 PM ET USA

    Richmond, VA needs a good one too.

  • Posted by: Stonewall - Dec. 02, 2003 7:43 PM ET USA

    Now all we need is a good bishop in Manchester, NH.