AMERICA/CANADA - Bishop of Whitehorse appointed

Monday, 9 January 2006

Vatican City (Fides Service) - The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI on 5 January 2006 appointed Bishop of Whitehorse (Canada) Rev. Gary Gordon of the clergy of Vancouver, until now parish priest and the Archbishop’s delegate for prisons. The new Bishop Rev. Gary Gordon was born in Vancouver on 10 June 1957. He studied for the priesthood in Canada and was ordained on 22 May 1982. Since his ordination he has been: parish priest, archbishop’s delegate for prisons and dean of Fraser Valley East. (S.L.) (Agenzia Fides 9/1/2006, righe 5, parole 70)