THE newly ordained Bishop of Clogher has announced new appointments in his diocese. Bishop Larry Duffy, who was consecrated bishop just two weeks ago has revealed he has appointed a number of priests in the diocese to be his vicars-general. These include Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, parish priest of Magheracloone and Monsignor Peter O’Reilly, parish priest […]
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