Bishop John D'Arcy, 77, Retires, Bishop Kevin Rhoades Appointed in South Bend

By Deena Bustillo on
Bishop John D'Arcy, 77, announced his retirement this morning, and his successor Bishop Kevin Rhoades was introduced to the South Bend Diocese as well in a press conference. Bishop Rhoades will step in January 13, 2010 in a ceremony in Fort Worth-South Bend. Rhoades has served as Bishop in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania for the last 5 years. Bishop D'Arcy, who is the country's oldest active prelate, was eligible for retirement in 2007, when he reached 75. He has been a priest for 53 years...Read Full Story