Bishop Murry visits Camden

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Bishop George V. Murry, left, speaks at St. Bartholomew Church, St. Josephine Bakhita Parish, Camden, June 19. In right photo, men at prayer.

Bishop George V. Murry of Youngstown spoke at the 2011 Men’s Day Celebration St. Josephine Bakhita Parish, Camden, on June 19. Bishop Murry was born in Camden and was educated at St. Bartholomew School and Camden Catholic High School.

He entered the Society of Jesus in 1972 and was ordained in 1979. Pope John Paul II appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago in 1995. and four years later named him bishop of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. In 2007 Pope Benedict XVI named him fifth bishop of Youngstown.