Joliet diocese has new bishop

May 17, 2011 3:53:22 PM PDT
Reverend R. Daniel Conlon has been appointed by the pope as new bishop of the Joliet diocese.

Conlon is currently bishop in the diocese of Steubenville, Ohio.

Bishop Conlon succeeds Bishop J. Peter Sartain, who was installed as archbishop of Seattle last year.

Conlon will be installed in July at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus in Joliet.

Bishop-designate Conlon will be the fifth bishop for the diocese of Joliet.