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New Archbisop elected

Published On: Nov 13 2013 09:57:07 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 13 2013 10:05:17 PM CST
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -

A Catholic Bishop who used to server in our area is now serving a higher office.

Archbishop Joseph Kurts, who served the Diocese of Knoxville for seven years, has been elected President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Kurts led the Catholic church here from 1999 through 2005 before being appointed Archbishop of Diocese of Louisville Kentucky.