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Thursday, July 06, 2006

Bishops coming and going

The Holy Father has named Father Gregory O’Kelly, S.J., 64, to be Auxiliary Bishop of Adelaide, Australia. Bishop-elect O'Kelly was born in Adelaide, was ordained in 1972, and has spent the major part of his religious life in the educational apostolate. Mpst recently he has been Headmaster at St. Ignatius College, Athelstone, Australia.

The Holy Father has also named Father Markus Büchel, 56, to be the new bishop of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. Bishop-elect Büchel was ordained in 1976 after studying Philisophy and Theology at the University of Fribourg. He is Dean of the Cathedral Chapter of Sankt Gallen.

The Holy Father has also accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend Ivan Tilak Jayasundera as Bishop of Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, for reasons other than age.