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New Metuchen Bishop

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Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, above, places hands on the head of Bishop James Checchio during ordination ceremony May 3 at Sacred Heart Church, South Plainfield, as Bishop Checchio became the Bishop of Metuchen, N.J. Following Bishop DiMarzio is Archbishop Bernard Hebda, the newly appointed Archbishop of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. Below, Bishop Checchio greets Father Joseph Fonti, rector of Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst. (Photos: Gregory A. Shemitz)

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