Vatican City, 31 May 2016 – The Holy Father has appointed: …
– Msgr. Edward M. Deliman as auxiliary of the archdiocese of Philadelphia (area 5,652, population 4,063,958, Catholics 1,446,508, priests 779, permanent deacons 283, religious 3,050), U.S.A. The bishop-elect was born in 1947 in Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A., and was ordained a priest in 1973. He has served in a number of roles including pastor of several parishes in Philadelphia, and associate director of the archdiocesan office of youth pastoral ministry, defender of the bond at the Metropolitan Tribunal of Philadelphia, spiritual director of the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, mentor of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Leadership Institute, coordinator of priestly vocations for the county of Chester in Pennsylvania, member of the Diocesan Priest Continuing Formation Committee, and member of the presbyteral council. He was named Prelate of Honour of His Holiness in 1991. He is currently pastor of the St. Charles Borromeo parish.
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