Pope Francis accepts Ouellet’s resignation, appoints American to lead Dicastery for Bishops

Catholic News Agency, Courtney Mares:

Pope Francis on Monday named an American as the next prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Bishops to succeed Cardinal Marc Ouellet.

Bishop Robert Francis Prevost will lead the Vatican office responsible for evaluating new members of the Catholic Church’s hierarchy, the Vatican announced Jan. 30. Report is here.