Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Chad Zielinski as Bishop of New Ulm

July 12, 2022 By Public Affairs Office

WASHINGTON - Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Chad W. Zielinski of Fairbanks, as Bishop of New Ulm. The appointment was publicized in Washington, D.C. on July 12, 2022, by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

The biography for Bishop Zielinski may be found here.

The Diocese of New Ulm is comprised of 9,863 square miles in the State of Minnesota and has a total population of 279,681 of which 49,530 are Catholic.


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