Pope Francis appoints new bishop of the Diocese of Savannah

Pope Francis appoints new bishop of the Diocese of Savannah
Pope Francis has appointed Reverend Stephen D. Parkes as the 15th Bishop of the Diocese of Savannah. (Source: Diocese of Savannah)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Pope Francis has named a new bishop of the Diocese of Savannah.

Reverend Stephen D. Parkes has been appointed as the 15th Bishop of the Diocese of Savannah. The Diocese posted the announcement Wednesday morning on Facebook.

The Diocese will live stream a news conference at 10 a.m. to introduce Bishop-elect Parkes. WTOC will be at that conference and will have more on-air and online.

Read more about Father Stephen Parkes here.

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