Abbot President Appointed as Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese of Newark

The Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Christiophe Pierre, has made public this morning, that Pope Francis has appointed three new Auxiliary Bishops for the Archdiocese of Newark.  The Reverend Monsignor Gregory Studerus, The Rt. Reverend Elias Lorenzo, O.S.B., and The Reverend Michael Saporito. 

Abbot Elias is a monk of St. Mary’s Abbey in Morristown, and currently serves as the Abbot President of the American-Cassinese Congregation of Benedictines.

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