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Pope Names Msgr. David P. Talley As Auxiliary Bishop Of Atlanta

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 archdiocese.

The appointment was publicized in Washington, January 3, by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

Bishop-elect Talley has been pastor of St. Brigid Church, in Johns Creek, Georgia, since 2011.

David 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.

Assignments after 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.
Keywords: Monsignor David Talley, auxiliary bishop, Archdiocese of Atlanta, Georgia, Pope Benedict XVI, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, apostolic nuncio to the United States

Norma Montenegro Flynn
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