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Most Reverend William J. Waltersheid—Biography

  Bishop Waltersheid was born and raised in the Anthracite Coal Region of the Diocese of Harrisburg. Ordained a priest in 1992 for Harrisburg, he served as parochial vicar and pastor in various parishes. He served as Vice Rector of the Pontifical North American College in Rome and as Secretary for Clergy and Consecrated Life. Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh by Pope Benedict XVI in 2011, he has served in various roles and is currently the Vicar for Evangelization in Pittsburgh.

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