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DIOCESE OF YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO

Most Reverend George V. Murry, SJ
Titular Bishop of Rusicade and
Bishop of Youngstown

Most Reverend George V. Murry, SJBishop George V. Murry, SJ, was born in Camden, New Jersey, in 1948. After graduating from Catholic elementary and high school, he attended St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and St. Mary's Seminary and University in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1972, he entered the Society of Jesus, more commonly known as the Jesuits, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1979. Bishop Murry holds a Master's degree in Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, California, as well as a Master's and a Doctorate in American Cultural History from The George Washington University, in Washington, DC.

Bishop Murry has served as a professor of American Cultural History at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., president of Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington, D.C., and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Detroit.

In 1995, Pope John Paul II appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago. Then in May 1999, the Holy Father appointed him Bishop of St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. On January 30, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him the fifth bishop of Youngstown.

Bishop Murry has served on numerous boards including Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois, Mount St. Mary's College in Emmetsburg, Maryland, St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the University of Detroit in Detroit, Michigan. Currently, he is a member of the board of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut, Walsh University in Canton, Ohio, and The Center for the Study of Church Management at Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania. He is likewise a member of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' and serves on the Committee on Domestic Justice, Peace and Human Development. In November, 2007, he was elected Secretary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and chair of the Committee on Priorities and Plans.

At the present time, Bishop Murry is completing a book about the response of the Church in the United States to the migration of refugees between the years 1930 and 1980.

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