New Archbishop appointed for Kingston
Ottawa – His Holiness Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend Brendan O’Brien as Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kingston, and today appointed his successor the Most Reverend Michael Mulhall. At the time of his appointment, Bishop Mulhall was Bishop of the Diocese of Pembroke. Archbishop O’Brien has been the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kingston for the past 12 years. He submitted his resignation to the Holy Father upon reaching the age of 75, as required by the Code of Canon Law.
Bishop Mulhall was born in Peterborough, Ontario, on 25 February 1962. He attended Trent University in