Vatican names new bishop for Catholic Diocese of Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 05, 2019 6:39 PM CT | Published: March 05, 2019 5:05 AM CT
<strong>Previously serving as the bishop of the Diocese of Alexandria, Louisiana, David P. Talley will take over the Diocese of Memphis in Tennessee April 2.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Previously serving as the bishop of the Diocese of Alexandria, Louisiana, David P. Talley will take over the Diocese of Memphis in Tennessee April 2. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Catholics in West Tennessee have a new leader almost five months after Bishop Martin Holley was ousted after a tumultuous two years leading the Catholic Diocese of Memphis.

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