His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has appointed as Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham H.E Most Rev. William Kenney CP, until now titular Bishop of Midica and Auxiliary Bishop of Stockholm.
Bishop Kenney was born in Newcastle – upon – Tyne on 7 May 1946.
He was ordained a priest on 29 June 1969.
On 13 May 1987 he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Stockholm. He was ordained Bishop on 24 August 1987.