Edward Braxton

Edward Braxton

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton (born June 28, 1944) was a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago when he was appointed bishop by Pope John Paul II on March 28, 1995. He was consecrated auxiliary bishop of Saint Louis by Justin Francis Rigali on May 17, 1995, in the city's Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. Braxton was installed as Bishop of Lake Charles on February 21, 2001. On 22 June 2005 he was installed as Bishop of Belleville in the Cathedral of Saint Peter. He succeeded a fellow African American prelate, Wilton D. Gregory. Braxton is a member of USCCB's Committees on Education, Science and Human Values, and also of the committee on Scripture Translation. He serves as the convenor of the African American Catholic Bishops. He is regarded as being a pastoral theologian, who earned his MA and S.T.L. from St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, Illinois and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies and S.T.D. in Systematic Theology from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136728168
  • 9786136728162