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Pope appoints new Bishop for Cork, Ireland

Pope Francis appoints Father Fintan Gavin, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Dublin, as the new Bishop of Cork & Ross.

To mark the appointment he concelebrated Mass on Monday morning in the Cathedral of Saint Mary & Saint Anne in Cork City with the Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo.

Bishop-elect Gavin was born in Dublin in 1966. He completed his philosophical and theological studies at Holy Cross College in Clonliffe, Dublin. He then obtained a Doctorate in Canon Law from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.

He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Dublin on 7 June 1991.

After ordination he was chaplain and teacher at St. Gerard’s School,  Bray (1991-1994) and at the Killinarden Community School (1978-1994).

08 April 2019, 12:01