Rev. Robert F. Christian, OP Named New Auxiliary Bishop in San Francisco

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, announced that Pope Francis has named Fr. Robert Christian as an Auxiliary Bishop in the Archdiocese of San Francisco.

Bishop-elect Christian, a San Francisco native, was ordained a priest in June, 1976.  In 2012 he was appointed to a five-year term as a Consultor to the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.  From 2015 to the present, he has served as a Master of Students for the Western Dominican Province.  An Ordination Mass in the Archdiocese of San Francisco will be held within the next couple of months.

Click here to review a post Bishop-Elect Christian prepared regarding his work on the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

Click here for further biographical details posted by the United States Conference for Catholic Bishops.