Mike Aquilina

Gaudete et Laetare

Wednesday July 18th 2007, 8:48 am

With all the people of the land where I live, I rejoice to hear the news that Pope Benedict has

– Appointed Bishop David A. Zubik of Green Bay, U.S.A., as bishop of Pittsburgh (area 9,722, population 1,956,597, Catholics 781,811, priests 531, permanent deacons 37, religious 1,455), U.S.A.

I worked with this great-hearted man for three years. It’s good to see him come home to Pittsburgh to “preside in the place of God,” as Ignatius said to the Magnesians.