Statement of Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart


Statement of Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart on the appointment by Pope Benedict XVI of Monsignor Robert McGuckin as the sixth Bishop of Toowoomba.
Toowoomba Bishop-elect Robert McGuckin
Toowoomba Bishop-elect Robert McGuckin.

I extend a very warm welcome to Monsignor McGuckin on his nomination as Bishop of Toowoomba.

He is a great priest, who served with distinction and has helped many people in Sydney and Parramatta.

I am sure he will be a dedicated leader and use his exceptional gifts in caring for the people of Toowoomba.

We offer our prayers and congratulations on his appointment.

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