By Gloria Purvis | America Magazine
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Pope Francis has appointed the Most. Rev. Shelton Fabre as the next archbishop of Louisville, Ky. Archbishop Fabre is one of two Black U.S. Catholics serving as archbishop, along with Cardinal Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, D.C. He comes to Louisville with years of pastoral experience, first as the auxiliary bishop of New Orleans from 2006 to 2013 and then the bishop of Houma-Thibodaux in Louisiana from 2013 to 2022.