VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI named Archbishop Joseph Tobin as head of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis on Oct. 18.
Archbishop Tobin is taking over leadership of the Indianapolis Archdiocese from Archbishop Daniel Buechlein, who resigned Sept. 21, 2011, at the age of 73, after numerous health problems.
Since Archbishop Buechlein's resignation, auxiliary Bishop Christopher Coyne has served as apostolic administrator of the archdiocese.
The Detroit-born Archbishop Tobin was ordained a priest for the Redemptorist Fathers in 1978.
He served in American parishes until 1991, when he was given a position in Rome with the order. He was superior general of the order from 1997 until 2009....READ MORE