Friday, December 14, 2007

Archbishop Dolan Named Chairman Of Catholic Relief Services

WASHINGTON (December 13, 2007)–Archbishop Timothy Dolan of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has been appointed chairman of the board of directors of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the official overseas relief and development agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). After consultation with the CRS board, Cardinal Francis George, president of the USCCB, confirmed Dolan’s appointment December 10. Archbishop Dolan succeeds Bishop Robert Lynch of St. Petersburg, Florida, who has served as a member of the board for the past 12 years and as board chair since 2001....

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