New Bishop appointed for Nelson
(CCCB – Ottawa)… His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend John Corriveau, O.F.M.Cap., as Bishop of the Diocese of Nelson, and has appointed today as his successor the Most Reverend Gregory Bittman. At the time of his appointment, Bishop Bittman was Auxiliary Bishop of Edmonton. Bishop Corriveau was Bishop of the Diocese of Nelson for the past ten years. He had submitted his resignation to the Holy Father upon reaching the age of 75, as required by the Code of Canon Law.