BREAKING NEWS: Apostolic Administrator appointed

Newry Cathedral News

BREAKING NEWS: Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Philip Boyce, retired bishop of Raphoe, as the Apostolic Administrator of Dromore, while the bishop’s seat remains vacant. An Apostolic Administrator is a representative of the Pope and he has the authority to govern a diocese during the period of time between bishops.

This appointment means that a Chrism Mass will now be held on Thursday morning at 10.30am in Newry Cathedral.