Newcastle Catholic Bishop Bill Wright has written to Pope Francis submitting resignation

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated September 16 2021 - 8:48am, first published 5:00am

THE head of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, Bishop Bill Wright, has tendered his resignation to Rome on the grounds of ill-health.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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