News Releases

Regarding the Vatican summit on sexual abuse »
Published Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019
The summit at the Vatican is a gathering of the presidents from national bishops' conferences, the heads of the Eastern Catholic churches, religious order superiors and Vatican officials. Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), is attending on behalf of the bishops of the United States.

Pope Francis approves miracle attributed to Blessed Newman, clearing way for sainthood »
Published Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019
Pope Francis has signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, the English cardinal, clearing the way for his canonization.
Archbishop, Catholic schools office release bold vision to ‘unleash our Catholic schools’ »
Published Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019
Addressing about 150 principals, pastors and Catholic school leaders Jan. 29 at Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Archbishop Vigneron announced a bold, new vision for Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Detroit, challenging the Church to embark on a journey of renewal and re-invention with Catholic schools as the face of a missionary movement.
Reverend Daniel Zaleski »
Published Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Reverend Daniel Zaleski granted Senior Status, effective March 1, 2019.  Father Zaleski is currently serving as Pastor of
Reverend Michael Suhy »
Published Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Reverend Michael Suhy appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Plymouth, effective July 1, 2019.  Father Suhy
Reverend Walter Ptak »
Published Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Reverend Walter Ptak appointed Administrator of St. Albert the Great Parish, Dearborn Heights, effective March 1, 2019, in addi
Reverend Marko Djonovic »
Published Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Reverend Marko Djonovic appointed Administrator of St. Moses the Black Parish, Detroit, effective July 1, 2019.  Father Dj
Reverend James Bilot »
Published Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Reverend James Bilot appointed Pastor of St. Paul on the Lake Parish, Grosse Pointe Farms, effective July 1, 2019. Father Bilot
Reverend Athanasius Fornwalt FHS »
Published Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Reverend Athanasius Fornwalt, FHS appointed Administrator of St. Mary of Redford Parish, Detroit, effective July 1, 2019. 
Regarding laicization of Theodore McCarrick »
Published Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019
In response to the Holy See’s announcement that Theodore McCarrick, former Archbishop of Washington, has been dismissed from the clerical state, Archbishop Vigneron joined the USCCB in affirming that no one is exempt from being held accountable for their actions.