"Our Church Is Changing" – Amid Philly's Hispanic Growth, Bensalem Makes A Bishop

Posted May 31, 2016 11:33 pm by Editor

"Our Church Is Changing" – Amid Philly's Hispanic Growth, Bensalem Makes A Bishop

Years in the making, it’s finally come to pass: for the first time, Philadelphia has a Spanish-fluent bishop… yet one who’ll likewise please the Anglos as he’s not coming in from outside.At Roman Noon this Tuesday, the Pope named Msgr Ed Deliman, 69 – a lifer in the trenches and currently pastor of St Charles Borromeo in Bensalem, just over the city’s northeast edge – as the 27th auxiliary of the 1.1 million member church, the first such appointment given Archbishop Charles Chaput OFM Cap. since his arrival five years ago.A member of the last mammoth class to be ordained

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