Coverage of appointment of Monsignors Brennan and Parker as auxiliary bishops of Baltimore

Pope Francis appointed Monsignor Adam Parker (left) and Monsignor Mark Brennan to serve as auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, according to a Dec. 5 announcement. They will be ordained Jan. 19 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland.

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News coverage:

Pope Francis appoints two auxiliary bishops for Baltimore: Monsignors Mark Brennan and Adam Parker

Archbishop Lori introduces new auxiliary bishops for Archdiocese of Baltimore

Stunned Monsignor Parker prays ‘Thy will be done’ upon appointment as auxiliary bishop 

Nomination as auxiliary bishop took Monsignor Brennan by surprise 

Statement of Archbishop William Lori on the appointment of Bishops-elect Brennan and Parker


Video highlights from the news conference announcing the new bishops

Gallery of photos from news conference  and Mass at the Baltimore Basilica

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