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New Albany bishop is ordained

New Albany bishop is ordained

For the first time in nearly 40 years, a new bishop is installed for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. 

Bishop Edward Scharfenberger succeeds Howard Hubbard, who recently reached the mandatory retirement age of 75. 

Thursday's ordination ceremony was held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany.

 

 

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