The Pope announced this morning that he had accepted the resignation of Bishop John "Mort" Smith of Trenton. Bishop David O'Connell, who had been coadjutor since July, assumes the helm of the gem of a diocese in central New Jersey. Here is the statement Bishop O'Connell issued on the occasion. A lion has been born.
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