Pope Benedict Appoints New Archbishop of Portland

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Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Bishop Alexander King Sample as Archbishop of Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.  In a statement released by the Holy See Press Office, the Holy Father chose the 52 year old American prelate to succeed Archbishop John Vlazny whose resignation was accepted by Pope Benedict XVI upon reaching the age limit.

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