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WAMC New York News
Tue March 9, 2004
New Bishop Named for Springfield Diocese
By Kelly Wilkinson
Springfield, MA – A new bishop has been named for the Springfield Diocese. The announcement from the Vatican comes less than a month after Bishop Thomas Dupre retired amid allegations of sexual abuse. Initial reaction from church leaders and alleged victims lawyers was overwhelmingly hopeful, as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson reports.