Pope Francis Names Next Bishop For Diocese Of Wilmington

Reverend Monsignor William Edward Koenig (photo provided by Catholic Diocese of Wilmington)

Pope Francis has named a new Bishop for the Diocese of Wilmington. Reverend Monsignor William Edward Koenig will serve as the tenth Bishop of the Wilmington Diocese, which includes all of Delaware and nine Eastern Shore Counties. Bishop-elect Koenig will follow Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, who has been Bishop in the Diocese of Wilmington…

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Bishop: Check Ahead Before Heading To Christmas Mass


Parishoners across Delmarva are being asked to check ahead before heading out to any Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Masses. Catholic Diocese of Wilmington Bishop, the Most Reverend Francis Malooly, says local parishes may limit attendance and some may require advance reservations in order to comply with capacity guidelines in Delaware and Maryland. “We want…

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