By Marshall Connolly (Catholic Online)
10/18/2012 (2 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
According to the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, "Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., the Archbishop Secretary of the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, the sixth archbishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis." The announcement was made today in Rome.
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Archbishop Tobin, 60, will soon become the new Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Previously, he has served as a Redemptorist Priest, and an Archbishop of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.
According to a statement from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Tobin was responsible for all of the world's religious orders, a population that exceeds one million individuals. Tobin is a distinguished polyglot, speaking Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese and having the ability to read several other languages.
Now he will oversee more people in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.
He is a Detroit native, the oldest of 13 children, and an experienced pastor and minister.
Archbishop Tobin is also a dear friend of Catholic Online and the Catholic Online community. Catholic Online continues to serve Archbishop Tobin and the Redemptorists' online requirements providing many Internet services including email worldwide to the order.
Michael Galloway, President and CEO of Catholic Online, and close friend of Archbishop Tobin, extends his congratulations to the Archbishop and looks forward to his continued success.
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