Francis Joseph Christian

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His Excellency, The Most Reverend
Francis Joseph Christian
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Manchester
Titular Bishop of Quincy
Archdiocese Boston
Diocese Manchester
Appointed April 2, 1996
Installed May 14, 1996
Term ended February 1, 2018
Other posts Titular Bishop of Quincy
Orders
Ordination June 29, 1968
Consecration May 14, 1996
by Leo Edward O'Neil, Odore Joseph Gendron, and Joseph John Gerry
Personal details
Born Peterborough, New Hampshire
Motto TO LOVE IN DEED AND TRUTH
Styles of
Francis Joseph Christian
Coat of arms of Francis Joseph Christian.svg
Reference style
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Bishop

Francis Joseph Christian is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Manchester in New Hampshire, and the titular bishop of Quincy.

Biography[edit]

Christian is originally from Jaffrey, New Hampshire.

Pope John Paul II appointed him as the Auxiliary Bishop of Manchester, and he was consecrated bishop on May 14, 1996. On February 1, 2018, Pope Francis accepted his resignation. He is pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Manchester
1996–2018
Succeeded by