Archbishop named Detroit auxiliary bishop
May 25, 2022
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CWN Editor's Note: In an unusual move, Pope Francis has appointed an American archbishop as an Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit.
Archbishop Paul Russell, 63, was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston in 1987 and ordained to the episcopate in 2016. From 2016 to 2021, he was Apostolic Nuncio to Turkey and Turkmenistan, and from 2018, concurrently Apostolic Nuncio to Azerbaijan. He was previously the Vatican’s leading diplomat in Taiwan.
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