VATICAN CITY (VATICAN CITY)
Holy See Press Office [Vatican City]
April 13, 2021
Resignation of bishop of Crookston, U.S.A., and appointment of apostolic administrator sede vacante
The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Crookston, United States of America, presented by Bishop Michael J. Hoeppner, and appointed Bishop Richard Edmund Pates, emeritus of Des Moines, as apostolic administrator sede vacante of the same diocese.