Most Reverend Edward M. Deliman Retires

Prayerful best wishes to Bishop Deliman!

At noon Roman time today, Pope Francis announced from the Vatican that he has accepted the retirement of Most Reverend Edward M. Deliman, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia. As required by the Code of Canon Law for all bishops, Bishop Deliman petitioned the Vatican for retirement on the occasion of his 75th birthday, which took place in March of this year. Although officially retired, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Deliman will continue serving the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and its people in several capacities.

Archbishop Pérez has issued a statement of prayerful gratitude for Bishop Deliman’s many years of service. Click here to read the statement.

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