Pope Francis Names Bishop Michael W. Fisher as Bishop of Buffalo

December 1, 2020 By Public Affairs Office

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Bishop Michael W. Fisher, auxiliary bishop of Washington, as Bishop of Buffalo. The appointment was publicized in Washington, D.C. on December 1, 2020 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

Bishop Fisher’s biography may be found here.

The Diocese of Buffalo is comprised of 6,357 square miles in the State of New York and has a total population of 1,529,576 of which 571,000 are Catholic.

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