Pope Francis on Saturday named Msgr. Miroslav Milewski, 44, as auxiliary bishop of Plock, Poland. He joins one other auxiliary in assisting Bishop Piotr Libera.
Milewski was born in Ciechanow, Poland, in 1971 and was ordained a priest in 1997. He holds a doctorate from the Catholic University of Lublino, Poland, and has served in a number of pastoral and academic roles, including deputy priest, prefect of discipline in the major seminary of Plock, and adjunct professor of Social Doctrine of the Church at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University of Warsaw.
He is currently vicar general and chancellor of the Curia, lecturer at the major seminary of Plock, and member of the College of Consultors, the presbyteral council and the pastoral council.
In 2012 he was named Chaplain of His Holiness.