Pope Francis appoints Father Paul Connell as Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois

Catholic Communications Office:

His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Father Paul Connell, a priest of the Diocese of Meath, as the new Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois.  The news of this Episcopal appointment was announced by Monsignor Julien Kaboré, Chargé d’Affaires of the Apostolic Nunciature in Ireland, in Saint Mel’s Cathedral, Longford, Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois, followed by Mass in the Cathedral. Read full press release

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