William C. Skurla

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William Charles Skurla
Archeparch of Pittsburgh
Appointed 19 January 2012
Installed 18 April 2012
Predecessor Basil Myron Schott
Ordination 23 May 1987
Consecration 23 April 2002
by Andrew Pataki
Personal details
Born (1956-06-01) 1 June 1956 (age 58)
Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Nationality American
Denomination Ruthenian Catholic Church
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William Charles Skurla (born June 1, 1956 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA) is the Metropolitan Archeparch or Archbishop of the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh.[1] He succeeded Archbishop Basil Myron Schott, who died in August 2010 of lymphoma. Skurla was appointed on January 19, 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI as metropolitan, and enthroned in a Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Munhall, Pennsylvania on April 18, 2012.[2]

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  1. ^ Walsh, Sr. Mary Ann (January 19, 2012). "Pope Names Bishop Skurla Head Of Pittsburgh Archeparchy". Retrieved January 19, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Archbishop Skurla enthroned as metropolitan of Byzantine archeparchy". April 24, 2012. Retrieved May 7, 2012.