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Statement from the Catholic Diocese of Clogher on the the appointment of the new Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough

PRESS RELEASE
3 February 2011

Statement from the Catholic Diocese of Clogher on the the appointment of the new Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough

Bishop Liam MacDaid and Bishop Joseph Duffy, today welcomed the election of Rt. Rev. Dr Michael Jackson, Church of Ireland Bishop of Clogher as the Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough.

The Bishops said: “It is with great joy that the Catholic community of the Diocese of Clogher received the news of Rt. Rev. Dr. Michael Jackson’s elevation to be the new Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough.  His presence among us will be deeply missed.  He brings many gifts and a wealth of pastoral experience to his new office.  We pray that God will give him health and grace him with wisdom and compassion in his new ministry.  We thank him for his warm friendship and unfailing support and for the many bridges he has built in our midst over the past eight years.”

+Liam S. MacDaid, Bishop of Clogher
+Joseph Duffy, Bishop Emeritus of Clogher

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