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.