This special section brings together stories, videos and photo galleries about Pope Francis’ Nov. 6 appointment of Bishop Salvatore R. Matano as ninth bishop of Rochester, his introduction to the people of the Diocese, and his first Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral.
Bishop Salvatore R. Matano arrives at his new post as Bishop of the Diocese of Rochester with glowing recommendations from several people he has worked with, taught and helped.
If first impressions count, Rochester’s newly appointed bishop, Bishop R. Salvatore Matano, made a positive one, according to the reactions of several who attended a Nov. 6 press conference at which Bishop Matano spoke.
Bishop Salvatore R. Matano, newly appointed as the ninth bishop of Rochester, met the press Nov. 6 at the diocesan Pastoral Center.
This "Introduction Day" video highlights key moments of Bishop Matano’s introductory press conference as well as his first Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral.
Most of the people who arrived Nov. 6 for the daily 12:10 p.m. Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral had no idea they were about to meet Bishop Salvatore R. Matano, the newly appointed ninth bishop of the Diocese of Rochester.
This gallery of still photos follows Bishop Salvatore R. Matano as he was introduced as the ninth bishop of Rochester and celebrated his first Mass at Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral.
An unedited version of the live, streaming video transmitted via CatholicCourier.com during the Nov. 6 press conference introducing Bishop Matano.
The Vatican announces that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Salvatore R. Matano of Burlington, Vt., as Bishop-Designate of Rochester.