Bishop George Coleman

Bishop Coleman Honored At Thanksgiving Mass
A Mass of Thanksgiving on Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral in Fall River for retiring Bishop George Coleman.
Coleman has served as Bishop in the Fall River Diocese for 11 years and will soon reach the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood ...
Fall River Diocese Welcomes New Bishop
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River in Massachusetts has a new bishop.
Pope Francis on Thursday appointed The Rev. Edgar Moreira da Cunha, currently an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, as the eighth bishop of Fall River...
Bishop Coleman Sends Resignation Letter To Vatican
The process will soon begin to name a new Bishop for the Fall River Diocese. 
Bishop George Coleman turns 75 on Saturday, and under church law, he must submit his letter of resignation to the Vatican. 
But Communications Director John Kearns tells WBSM News, the search for a replacement will…
Fall River Diocese To Hold Collections To Aid Typhoon Survivors
 
Bishop George Coleman of the Fall River Diocese has authorized pastors to hold a special collection, at their discretion, to support relief efforts in the Philippines. A super typhoon struck that part of the world last week. Proceeds from the collections will go to the Conference of Catholic Bishop…
Bishop Joins March For Peace In Fall River
Hundreds of Catholics from around Bristol County marched in Fall River Monday night, praying for peace.  Bishop George Coleman joined the marchers for the walk from St. Mary's Cathedral to St. Anne's Church.......

The marchers sang hymns and recited the rosary during the half mile walk…
Friends Of St. John the Baptist Hope for Papal Intervention
The Friends of St. John the Baptist Church in New Bedford continue to raise funds for their legal challenge in Rome to keep their historic church open. 
Bishop George Coleman ordered St. John the Baptist Church closed last November, but parishoners like Fred Langevin want the parish to remain ac…
Vatican sides With Bishop, St. John The Baptist Remains Closed
The historic St. John the Baptist Church in New Bedford will remain closed for at least awhile longer. 
The Vatican Congregation for the Clergy has upheld the decision by Fall River Bishop George Coleman to close St. John's. 
Bishop Coleman says the County Street building needed $1...
Historic Romero House Opens For Tenants
Renovation of the Oscar Romero House at County and Allen Streets is now complete. 
State and local officials were joined by Bishop George Coleman in cutting the ribbon Tuesday. 
The $2.9 million project saves a building that was constructed in 1881, and was vacant for 18 years before the ren…

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