January 3, 2013
WASHINGTON—Pope Benedict XVI has named Msgr. David P. Talley, 62, a
priest of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, as auxiliary bishop of the
The appointment was publicized in Washington, January 3,
by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, apostolic nuncio to the United
Bishop-elect Talley has been pastor of St. Brigid Church, in Johns Creek, Georgia, since 2011.
P. Talley was born September 11, 1950. He pursued seminary studies at
St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Indiana and was ordained a
priest for the Atlanta Archdiocese in 1989.
He pursued post-graduate
studies, 1993-1998, at the Gregorian University, Rome, where he was
awarded a doctorate in canon law in 1998.
ordination included parochial vicar, St. Jude Church, Sandy Springs,
Georgia,1989-1993; archdiocesan vocations director, 1998-2001;
chancellor, 1999-2001; metropolitan tribunal judicial vicar, 2001-2003;
pastor, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Alpharetta, Georgia, 2003-2006;
parochial vicar, St. Anne’s Church, Columbus, Georgia, 2006-2007; and
pastor, St. John Neumann Church, Lilburn, Georgia, 2007-2011.
In 2001, Pope John Paul II named him a prelate of honor with the title monsignor.
Monsignor David Talley, auxiliary bishop, Archdiocese of Atlanta,
Georgia, Pope Benedict XVI, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, apostolic
nuncio to the United States
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