The information has just been released that the Holy Father has appointed a new bishop to Toowoomba.

Monsignor Robert McGuckin of Parramatta will succeed Bishop Bill Morris as the sixth Bishop of Toowoomba, and will be ordained bishop on 11 July 2012, the feast of Saint Benedict.

Prayers for the bishop-elect and the faithful of Toowoomba.

See also:

Apostolic Nunciature announcement – Toowoomba

Other statements at:

Australia Incognita: A bishop-elect for Toowoomba at last: Rev Robert McGurkin