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Pope names new Archbishop of Toronto

February 13, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto for reasons of age and has appointed Canada’s youngest Latin-rite bishop to succeed him.

Bishop Frank Leo, 51, was ordained to the priesthood in 1996 and entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See in 2006. In 2012, he returned to Canada. From 2015 to 2021, he was general secretary of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. Pope Francis appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Montreal in July 2022.

Bishop Leo is the founding president of the Canadian Mariological Society.

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