Bishop Oscar Azarcon Solis Named Tenth Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City

10 January 2017 Published in News & Events

It is with great pleasure that we announce Pope Francis’ appointment of Bishop Oscar Solis as the tenth Bishop of the Diocese of Salt Lake City. Bishop Solis comes to us from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles where he is an auxiliary bishop and Episcopal Vicar for the San Pedro Region.

Bishop Solis was ordained a bishop on February 10, 2004, becoming the first Filipino-American elevated to the episcopacy in the history of the United States. He will now be the first Filipino-American Bishop to lead a diocese in the U.S.

Please see the attached press release for more information.