The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed Bishop Alan McGuckian, Bishop of Raphoe, as Bishop of Down and Connor.

At 11am on Friday 2nd February, The Feast of The Presentation of the Lord, Bishop Donal McKeown, Apostolic Administrator of Down & Connor publicly announced the appointment of Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ, Bishop of Raphoe as the new Bishop of Down and Connor.

Bishop Donal McKeown Statement

Bishop Alan McGuckian Statement