• Pope taps new bishops for Davenport, San Diego dioceses

    Pope taps new bishops for Davenport, San Diego dioceses

    • Apr 20, 2017

    In a statement, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Thomas Robert Zinkula as the new leader of the Davenport diocese in Iowa, and Father John P. Dolan as a new auxiliary bishop for San Diego. Zinkula will be taking the place of Bishop Martin J. Amos who is retiring.

  • Bishop says police must be ‘transparent’ in wake of latest shooting

    Bishop says police must be ‘transparent’ in wake of latest shooting

    • Sep 30, 2016

    “We understand the pain the community feels,” said Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego after the shooting of an unarmed man Sept. 27. “We pray for calm during this wrenching time and stand ready to work together to achieve true justice and peace for all,”

  • San Diego bishop Cirilo Flores dies

    • Sep 6, 2014

    Less than a year after taking office, the bishop of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego, Cirilo Flores, died from complications related to cancer on Saturday afternoon. Flores had been undergoing treatment for cancer in his bones in Los Angeles, before moving to a hospice center in San Diego for