Bishop Charles C. Thompson of Evansville has been named
by Pope Francis as the seventh archbishop of Indianapolis

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Due to the large number of people that need to be accommodated, the Installation Mass of Archbishop Charles C. Thompson at 2 p.m. on July 28 is by invitation only, however, the Mass will be live-streamed on this website.

Evening prayer at 5 p.m. on July 27 at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral will be open to the public; furthermore there will be many opportunities for the people of the archdiocese to gather with the new archbishop in deanery and regional celebrations later in the fall.

Archbishop Thompson will celebrate Sunday Mass at 11 a.m. on July 30 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (1752 Scheller Ln., New Albany, IN 47150) in the New Albany Deanery in the southern region of the archdiocese after his Installation.  This Mass will be open to the public.

More information: Solemn Evening Prayer at cathedral, July 30 Mass in New Albany are open to the public

Installation Mass will be broadcast on TV, website and Catholic Radio Indy

Prayers for our new archbishop

Learn more about our former archbishops: Joseph Cardinal Tobin and Daniel M. Buechlein

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