News archive 2001

New Catholic Archbishop of Cardiff

New Catholic Archbishop of Cardiff

Pope John Paul II has appointed Bishop Peter Smith to be the new Archbishop of Cardiff.  Bishop Smith has been Bishop of East Anglia since 1995.   He succeeds Archbishop John Aloysius Ward OFM Cap, Archbishop of Cardiff since 1983.

ENDS

26 October 2001

Further information:

Catholic Communications Office 01 6016700
Fr Martin Clarke 087 220 8044
Ms Brenda Drumm 087 233 7797

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