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Diocese of Memphis - Latest News

Apr 21, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Robert W. Marshall as the next bishop of Alexandria, Louisiana. It is unclear when his ordination and installation Mass will be able to take place due to coronavirus restrictions.
Mar 5, 2019 - 08:26 am .- Pope Francis appointed new bishops Tuesday to lead the dioceses of Memphis and Fresno, also naming a new auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles.
Oct 25, 2018 - 02:53 pm .- One day after he was removed as head of the Diocese of Memphis, Bishop Martin Holley told CNA that he wants to be transparent about the reasons for his removal.
Oct 24, 2018 - 04:31 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday removed Bishop Martin D. Holley from the pastoral government of the Diocese of Memphis and appointed Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville to oversee the diocese until further notice.
Jun 30, 2018 - 06:00 am .- Last week, the Vatican sent two representatives to the Diocese of Memphis for an apostolic visitation. According to reports from local media, the visitation was to address concerns regarding major changes made by Bishop Martin D. Holley, including the reassignment of up to two-thirds of the 60 active priests in the diocese.