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Maronite Bishop Mansour named Catholic Relief Services chairman

WASHINGTON — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops appointed Maronite Bishop Gregory J. Mansour to be chairman of the board of directors of Catholic Relief Services, the U.S. bishops' overseas relief and development agency.

Bishop Mansour heads the Eparchy of St. Maron in Brooklyn, N.Y. His appointment is for a three-year term. He succeeds Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, whose three-year term as chairman ended during the U.S. bishops' annual fall general assembly, held Nov. 14-16 in Baltimore.

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