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Posted: Thursday, 20 February 2014 10:46AM

Pope Names Wichita Diocese's 11th Bishop



WICHITA - Monsignor Carl A. Kemme of Springfield Illinois has been chosen as 11th Catholic Bishop of Wichita. The appointment was announced today in Washington, D.C. Bishop-elect Kemme opened a news conference in Wichita with a prayer, before sharing his feelings ... thanking God and saying his appointment is "a humbling and sobering experience". The 53-year-old Kemme will succeed Michael O. Jackels, who in April 2013 was named head of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, Iowa.

 

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Pope Names Wichita Diocese's 11th Bishop
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