Installation of Archbishop Léonard

Some positive news than. On Saturday, Msgr. André-Joseph Léonard was installed as archbishop of Malines-Brussels. He succeeds Godfried Kardinaal Daneels and is the twentieth or twenty-first* archbishop in Malines. 

A trio of photos, courtesy of Kerknet

Archbishop Léonard amid the other bishops of Belgium and the papal nuncio.

 

The new archbishop during his homily.

 

Priests of the archdiocese

 

*Twenty-first only if we count Jean de Wachtendonck, who was appointed very shortly before his death in 1668. He was, incidentally, als bishop of Namur, just like Msgr. Léonard was.

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