Pope Francis Appoints Rev. David Bonnar as Sixth Bishop of Youngstown

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Father David Bonnar, pastor of Saint Aidan Parish in Wexford, PA will become the new Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown. The announcement was made today, Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 6:00 AM Eastern Time (12:00 pm Vatican time).

“I am overwhelmed by the trust and confidence the Holy Father has placed in me in appointing me the Bishop of Youngstown. It is humbling following a long line of Pittsburgh priests that include Cardinal Maida, Cardinal Wuerl, Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Bosco, Bishop Tobin, Bishop Zubik, Bishop Burns, and Bishop Bradley, who have been called to shepherd and serve the Church beyond our diocese,” said Father Bonnar.

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