Archive for May 21st, 2008

A new Passionist Bishop

21 May, 2008

Announced today on the Vatican News Service


VATICAN CITY, 20 MAY 2008 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed:


Fr. Neil Tiedemann C.P., provincial consultor of the Passionist Fathers, as bishop of Mandeville (area 3,282, population 582,000, Catholics 8,800, priests 43, religious 34), Jamaica. The bishop-elect was born in New York in 1948 and ordained a priest in 1975.