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Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Richard Higgins of the Military Services

January 2, 2020

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend Richard Higgins as Auxiliary Bishop for the Military Services.
The resignation was publicized in Washington on January 2, 2020 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

Keywords: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, USCCB, Pope Francis, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio, Bishop Richard Higgins, auxiliary bishop, Archdiocese for the Military Services.

Media Contacts:
Chieko Noguchi or Miguel Guilarte


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