Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic World News News Feature

Retired Episcopal bishop becomes Catholic March 30, 2007

A retired Episcopalian bishop in New York has entered the Catholic Church.

The Episcopal diocese of Albany has revealed that Bishop Daniel Herzog quietly entered the Roman Catholic Church after his retirement on January 31.

In a letter to his Episcopal successor in Albany, Bishop William Love, the new Catholic convert disclosed that he had been thinking of taking the step for several years, but deliberately waited until his retirement so that he would not "walk away from my office and leave vulnerable this diocese which I love." The election of his successor, Bishop Herzog said, "has given me the liberty to follow my conscience" and resign from the Episcopal hierarchy.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Self-Esteem: Beyond Pop Psychology 0 hours ago
Government Crackdowns on God and Nature 16 hours ago
A legislative mockery: Massachusetts lawmakers rush to replace unconstitutional 'buffer zone' bill 16 hours ago
Gay and Transgendered: What Comes Next? 17 hours ago
Obama's executive order and the danger of reliance on federal contracts 17 hours ago

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Vatican issues working document for Synod of Bishops on the family CWN - June 26
New management, new changes coming for reformed Vatican bank CWN - July 8
Sweeping reforms to Vatican's media, financial operations CWN - July 9
‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21