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Episcopal ordination date set for Archbishop-elect Russell


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The Most Rev. Paul F. Russell, who was named titular archbishop of Novi and apostolic nuncio to Turkey and Turkmenistan by Pope Francis on March 19 will be ordained to the episcopacy on June 3, 2016, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

The Mass of Episcopal Ordination will be celebrated in the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston's South End at 2 p.m.

The Archbishop-elect was ordained a priest at the cathedral by Cardinal Bernard Law on May 20, 1987.

In the coming weeks The Pilot will report further details of the ordination. The issue of June 10, 2016 will cover the ordination.

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