Pope Francis Appoints Priest who Escaped from Vietnam to the US - Fr. John-Nhan Tran as New Auxiliary Bishop of Atlanta
WASHINGTON - Pope Francis has appointed the Rev. John-Nhan Tran as auxiliary bishop of Atlanta. Bishop-elect Tran is a priest of the Archdiocese of New Orleans and currently serves as pastor of Mary, Queen of Peace Church in Mandeville, Louisiana. The appointment was publicized in Washington, D.C. on October 25, 2022, by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.