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Archbishop Named for Kingston, Jamaica

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Archbishop Named for Kingston, Jamaica

Pope Francis has named Bishop Kenneth David Oswin Richards, 57, of Saint John’s–Basseterre, Jamaica, as archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica.

He succeeds Archbishop Charles Henry Dufour, whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same archdiocese upon reaching the age limit was accepted by the Holy Father.

Kenneth David Oswin Richards was born Aug. 16, 1958 in Linstead, St. Catherine, and ordained for the Kingston archdiocese on Sept. 29, 1985. In 2011, he was named bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre.

Kingston has a population of 1,455,000, with Catholics numbering 58,600. They are served by: priests 52, deacons 36, religious 326.


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