Vatican Information Service – Bulletin
The Holy Father has appointed Bishop Gregory L. Parkes of Pensacola-Tallahassee, United States of America, as bishop of Saint Petersburg (area 8,228, population 3,009,838, Catholics 445,456, priests 330, permanent deacons 133, religious 330), United States of America. He succeeds Bishop Robert N. Lynch, whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same diocese was accepted by the Holy Father.
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