Hobart's new Archbishop

The Apostolic Nuncio, The Most Reverend Paul Gallagher, has announced that the Holy Father Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Adrian Doyle.

Pope Francis has appointed The Most Reverend Julian Porteous (Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney) as the new Archbishop of Hobart.

Bishop McKenna will join the other Bishops of Australia in Hobart for the Installation of Archbishop Porteous on 17th September 2011.