Archbishop Wuerl on Appointment of Bishop David Zubik as His Successor in Pittsburgh

July 18, 2007

Washington Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl today issued the following statement regarding the appointment of his successor as Bishop of Pittsburgh, Most Reverend David A. Zubik:

“Personally, I rejoice with the news of this appointment. I am very pleased for what it will mean to the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Bishop Zubik knows, loves and has served the Church of Pittsburgh, and has walked with it through all of its many moments of challenge and development for the past 20 years. My prayer is that God will bless him and his ministry and, of course, the Church of Pittsburgh.”

Susan Gibbs
Director of Communications
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