Pope Francis names the Most Reverend Edward C. Malesic, J.C.L., as the 12th bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland
On May 9 2022, Pope Francis named the Most Revered Michael G. Woost as the next auxiliary bishop of Cleveland. Bishop Woost was ordained at a Mass on Aug. 4, 2022 in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist.
We are blessed to have the Most Reverend Roger Gries, OSB continue to offer spiritual support to further the mission of the Church in the diocese.
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The Most Reverend Edward C. Malesic is the 12th bishop of Cleveland. He was installed on Sept. 14, 2020. Previously, he served as the 5th bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
The Most Reverend Michael G. Woost was ordained on Aug. 4, 2022 and serves as auxiliary bishop of Cleveland.
Bishop Roger was professed a Benedictine monk on July 11, 1957 and was ordained a priest on May 18, 1963. Following his ordination, he earned a MA from Loyola of Chicago in Education. He served Benedictine High School as teacher, coach, bus driver, principal and president from 1964-2001.
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