CLSA Member Named Auxilary Bishop
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Posted by: Katie Richards
The Holy See
announced today that Pope Benedict XVI has appointed the Rev. Joseph R. Binzer,
Chancellor the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and pastor of St.
Louis Church in
downtown Cincinnati since 2003, as auxiliary
bishop of Cincinnati. The Archdiocese has not had an auxiliary bishop since 2007. He will be ordained to the episcopacy on June 9 at the Cathedral of St.
Peter in Chains. Bishop-elect Binzer,
a 55-year-old Cincinnati native, was ordained in 1994 and earned his JCL from Catholic University of America in 1999. He has been an Active member of the Society since 1997.