VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican announced that Msgr. Edward Scharfenberger will take the helm as the new bishop of Albany, N.Y., with Msgr. Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski stepping up as auxiliary in Rockville Centre, N.Y.
“How grateful I am to His Holiness Pope Francis for the awesome privilege to serve as pastor of all the wonderful people in the Diocese of Albany,” Bishop-elect Scharfenberger stated in the Feb. 11 press release announcing his appointment.
“It is humbling when I think that I soon will be counted among the successors of the Lord's apostles,” he said, emphasizing that “I am not worthy of this office, and I hope that our priests, deacons, religious and laypeople will pray for...READ MORE