Pope removes Fairbanks from list of mission dioceses
November 12, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: The Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples oversees the Church’s mission dioceses. Though no longer subject to the Congregation, “We’re still a mission diocese and we have missionary needs,” said Bishop Chad Zielinski . “We only have 18 priests serving 46 parishes. Three of those priests are over the age of 70. One of them is over the age of 90. So, we have a crisis, a clergy crisis.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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