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Tuesday, April 21, 2009
New Archbishop of St. Louis is Robert J. Carlson, who did so much as Bp. of Saginaw to clean up after the egregious (modern sense, not the sense in which the e.f. liturgy calls today's saint, Anselm, "doctor egregius") "Ken" Untener.

Pope Benedict's bishop-picking operation continues to prove more of a science and less of an art!