Thursday, July 12, 2007

First of the Americans

Archbishop O'Brian

The Holy See announced this morning that the Holy Father has accepted the resignation of His Eminence William Cardinal Keeler, Archbishop of Baltimore and has named His Grace Archbishop Edwin O’Brien, Archbishop of the Military Archdiocese as the successor of Keeler to the Primatial throne of the United States. O’Brien, a native of the Bronx New York was ordained to the priesthood in 1965, and has in his career been rector of two seminaries; St. Joseph’s in Dunwoody New York, and the North American College in Rome, as well as Archbishop of the 1.2 million strong Archdiocese of the Armed Forces.

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