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Pope Francis today appointed Bishop Donal McKeown, auxiliary bishop of Down and Connor, as bishop of Derry. The See of Derry became vacant on 23 November 2011 with the retirement of Bishop Séamus Hegarty.
Donal McKeown was born on 12 April 1950 and brought up in Randalstown, Co Antrim, the first of four child…