BREAKING: Son of a deacon named bishop of Richmond
This is big.
It may well be the first time the son of a deacon has ever been named the ordinary of a diocese—at least, in modern times:
He grew up in a large family in suburban Washington—part of a set of twins and, significantly, the son of a deacon:
I blogged about Bishop Barry’s family nearly a decade ago, and the impact of his father’s vocation on him:
Photo: Archdiocese of Washington