Pope Appoints Auxiliary Bishops For Washington, Rockville Centre
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Francis has appointed an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Washington and an auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York.
The new Washington auxiliary, Bishop-designate Michael W. Fisher, 60, has served the archdiocese as episcopal vicar for clergy and secretary for ministerial leadership since 2006.
The new Rockville Centre auxiliary, Bishop-designate Richard G. Henning, 53, is rector of Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, New York.
The appointment of the two new bishops was announced June 8 in Washington by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the Vatican nuncio to the United States.