Pope names auxiliary Chaldean bishop in San Diego to head Toronto eparchy

Posted October 31, 2017 7:07 pm by Editor

Pope names auxiliary Chaldean bishop in San Diego to head Toronto eparchy

WASHINGTON – Pope Francis has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Bawai Soro of the Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of St. Peter the Apostle in San Diego as bishop of the Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Mar Addai of Toronto.Bishop Soro, 63, has been an auxiliary bishop of the San Diego-based eparchy since the pope named him to the post in January 2014. He was ordained as a bishop in 1984, two years after his ordination to the priesthood.The appointment was announced Oct. 31 in Washington by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.The bishop, a native of Iraq who came to the

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