Appointment of new Bishop for Mackenzie-Fort Smith
(CCCB – Ottawa)… His Holiness Pope Francis today named Father Jon Hansen, C.Ss.R., Bishop of the Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith. At the time of his appointment, he was pastor of Our Lady of Victory parish in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Bishop-elect Hansen succeeds the Most Reverend Mark A. Hagemoen who was appointed Bishop of Saskatoon on 12 September 2017. Since then Bishop Hagemoen has also served as Apostolic Administrator of Mackenzie-Fort Smith.