Bishops respond to DACA cancellation 'with deep alarm'

SEATTLE – In response to the Trump administration's Sept. 5 announcement of the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, along with Auxiliary Bishops Eusebio Elizondo and Daniel Mueggenborg, released the following statement.

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Daniel Mueggenborg ordained seventh auxiliary bishop of Seattle

SEATTLE – Seated for the first time bearing his new miter and pastoral staff, Bishop Daniel Henry Mueggenborg radiated joy as the standing-room-only crowd at St. James Cathedral gave a standing ovation for the Archdiocese of Seattle’s seventh auxiliary bishop, ordained during a 2 p.m. Mass on Wednesday, May 31.

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Introducing our next auxiliary bishop

After celebrating Mass on March 26 at his parish in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Msgr. Daniel Mueggenborg saw he’d missed a call from an unknown number. He almost didn’t check the message, figuring it was a telemarketer. In fact, it was the Vatican’s apostolic nuncio to the United States, who told him to sit down: Pope Francis had appointed him an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Seattle.

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