Weekly News: April 9, 2018

Superior general named bishop On April 6, Pope Francis appointed Fr. Heiner Wilmer, superior general, as the new bishop of the Diocese of Hildesheim (Germany). The Diocese of Hildesheim, which includes the city of Hanover, is one of the oldest dioceses in the world. It was founded in 815 and is located in northern Germany; […]


Fr. Heiner Wilmer named bishop

Today, April 6, 2018, Pope Francis appointed Fr. Heiner Wilmer, SCJ, as the new bishop of the Diocese of Hildesheim (Germany). Father Wilmer is currently superior general of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians). The Diocese of Hildesheim, which includes the city of Hanover, is one of the oldest dioceses in the world. It […]