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U.S. Redemptorist to join Vatican office overseeing consecrated life

Father Joseph Tobin, a Redemptorist of the Denver Province and Superior General Emeritus, has been picked by Pope Benedict XVI to be the secretary of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.

Father Tobin, whose term as superior general ended in November 2009, will be ordained a bishop in the coming months, and will hold the rank of an archbishop.

The Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life oversees all aspects of life and governance within religious communities and apostolic communities. Please join us in congratulating him and praying for him as he prepares for this new assignment.

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