Wichita priest named bishop for Missouri Diocese

November 21, 2017 - 8:57 pm

WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) — The Catholic dioceses in Jefferson City, Missouri has a Kansas priest as their new Bishop.

The Wichita Eagle reports that Pope Francis named the Rev. W. Shawn McKnight to lead the diocese in central Missouri.

Rev. McKnight will succeed Bishop John Gaydos, who has served for the past twenty years in Jefferson City.  McKnight has been serving as pastor at the Church of the Magdalen in Wichita.  

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