Melbourne Vicar General, Fr Joe Caddy, new Bishop for Cairns

On Thursday 6 June, the Archdiocese of Melbourne shared with great joy the news that Pope Francis had appointed the Very Rev Joseph (Joe) John Caddy AM, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Melbourne, as the new Bishop of Cairns in Far North Queensland. In accepting his appointment, Fr Joe expressed his gratitude to the Holy Father: ‘I am deeply humbled by this appointment and wish to express my deepest thanks to all the Clergy and faithful of Melbourne.’

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