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Toledo's Former Bishop Begins New Job

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Toledo's former bishop began his new job today. Leonard Blair was installed as the new archbishop of the Diocese of Hartford during a mass at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph. After receiving the appointment from Pope Francis, Blair will lead more than 700,000 Roman Catholics across three Connecticut counties. By comparison, the Catholic Diocese of Toledo includes about 323,000 Catholics. Blair first came to Toledo after spending some time in the Archdiocese of Detroit; he was named the seventh bishop of Toledo in 2003. Blair's replacement has yet to be named.

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