Today it was announced that the Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed Most Reverend Richard G. Henning, S.T.D. as Coadjutor Bishop of Providence with right of succession and has accepted the resignation of Most Reverend Robert C. Evans, J.C.L as Auxiliary Bishop of Providence. The changes were publicized today in Washington, D.C. by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States.
Our prayers and support go out to Bishop Henning!
Read more about Bishop Henning at the Rhode Island Catholic.