Pope accepts Bishop Clark’s resignation – Bishop Cunningham (of Syracuse) named Apostolic Administrator
September 21st, 2012
Promulgated by Ben Anderson
On the feast of St. Matthew, 68 days after his 75th birthday, 5 days after the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, 33 years, 2 months, and 26 days after being ordained the bishop of Rochester, Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Bishop Matthew Clark.
I’m sure I speak for everyone here when I say we wish him well in his retirement and will keep him in our prayers.
This Diocese of Rochester’s press release is here: www.dor.org/tasks/sites/home/assets/File/NEWS_Bishop%20Cunningham_fin,doc.pdf