New USCCB President From Allentown!
Since the Cross-the-Tiber blog originates from the diocese of Allentown, I thought it especially neat that the new president of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops was from this area and was a parish priest for over twenty years right here in the Valley. He had taken his brother who had Down' syndrome to live with him in the rectory of one of his parishes. That says a lot about this good priest. Here's a story about his brother.