Pope appoints Toledo bishop

Auxiliary Bishop Daniel E. Thomas of Philadelphia has been appointed by Pope Francis as the new bishop of the Toledo Catholic Diocese. He will succeed Bishop Leonard Blair, who was installed as the archbishop of Hartford, Conn., in December, 2013.

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Before he was Pope Benedict XVI Pope, he was Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, a theologian who wrote and preached extensively on a wide range of issues. His critics might be surprised to find that he’s not the arch-conservative that some claim.