Rokita Celebrates Evansville Bishop

Jun 13, 2017

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TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017

Rokita Celebrates Evansville Bishop

Bishop Charles C. Thompson Will Be Elevated to Archbishop of Indianapolis

 

Washington, D.C.--Congressman Todd Rokita released the following statement after the announcement that Evansville Bishop Charles C. Thompson has been elevated by Pope Francis to Archbishop of Indianapolis.

“As a practicing Catholic, I am pleased that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Charles C. Thompson as Archbishop of the Indianapolis Archdiocese.  Bishop Thompson has been a leader in the Evansville promoting faith and community. As Archbishop, he will be able to continue guiding so many individuals in their faith. He is making a real difference throughout Indiana and I am looking forward to working with him to advance Catholic values.”

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