20 December 2009

Overview: Province of Alabama and Mississippi

This province contains the metropolitan Archdiocese of Mobile, Alabama along with the suffragan Dioceses of: Biloxi, Mississippi; Birmingham, Alabama; and Jackson, Mississippi.

The Archdiocese of Mobile, Alabama is led by Archbishop Thomas John Rodi (60).

Bishop Roger Paul Morin (68) is the leader of the Diocese of Biloxi. He has been serving in that role since April of this year.

The Diocese of Birmingham has as its ordinary, Bishop Robert Joseph Baker (65). He celebrated 10 years as a bishop last September.

Bishop Joseph Nunzio Latino (72) has been serving as the Bishop of Jackson since 2003.

The province has seen incredible change in the last 7 years. Every bishop has been appointed in that time frame. That should change for at least a few years, until Bishop Latino reaches the normal retirement age in 2012.
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