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Jerome Feudjio, Longtime Priest, Pastor and Administrator of V.I. Catholic Church Named Sixth Bishop…

Staff Consortium | March 03, 2021

Longtime priest, pastor and administrator of the Virgin Islands Catholic Church, Jerome Feudjio, was named the sixth bishop of the Catholic Diocese in the Virgin Islands by Pope Francis on Tuesday. Feudjio has served more than three decades in the Catholic Church primarily at the Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral on St. Thomas.  Feudjio's elevation follows the 2020 retirement of Bishop Herbert Bevard, who retired due to increasing health challenges. "Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend Herbert A. Bevard, from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Saint Thomas in the Virgin Islands. At the same time, he has appointed the Metropolitan Archbishop, Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory of Washington as the Apostolic Administrator of the diocese," read a statement issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in September…

Reverend Scantlebury Named Bishop-Elect of Bridgetown,…

Staff Consortium | January 05, 2021

ST. THOMAS — A Roman Catholic priest who has ministered to the faithful at several churches in the Virgin…

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