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POPE FRANCIS NAMES AUXILIARY BISHOP OF HARTFORD

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Juan Miguel Betancourt, S.E.M.V. as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Hartford. Father Betancourt is a member of the Institute of the Servants of the Holy Eucharist and the Blessed Virgin Mary (Esclavos de la Eucaristia y de Maria Virgen).

VATICAN CITY — Following a private audience with Pope Francis this morning in Vatican City, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement regarding the recent moral crisis in the American Catholic Church.

A seminary burse is a permanent fund set aside to provide income for the education and training of future priests. There are currently 102 such funds, the most recent in the name of the late Msgr. Louis J. Melancon in the amount of $43,017.91, which raises the total in invested to $2,190,923,64.