Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

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Pope to Ordain Rome's New Auxiliary Bishop

Mass to Take Place at Pope’s Cathedral on Feast of John Lateran

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The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff announced that on Monday 9 November at 5 p.m. in the papal Basilica of St. John Lateran the Pope will confer episcopal ordination to Msgr. Angelo De Donatis of the clergy of the Diocese of Rome. Appointed as auxiliary bishop of Rome on 14 September 2015, De Donatis was born in 1954 in Casarano, Italy.

Nov. 9 is the feast of the dedication of St. John Lateran, the cathedral of the Diocese of Rome, the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome.

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