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Joseph Anthony Pepe, American bishop.

Background

Pepe, Joseph Anthony was born on June 18, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Francis V. and Elvira (Fazio) Pepe.

Education

Attended, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. Doctor of Canon Law, Pontifical University, St. Thomas, 1976.

Career

Ordained priest Archdiocese of Philadelphia, 1970. Assistant pastor Our Lady of Loreta Parish. Faculty member Cardinal O'Hara High School, Springfield, Pennsylvania.

Defender of the bond, Metropolitan Tribunal Archdiocese of Philadelphia, 1976, prosynodal judge, 1977, vice chancellor, chancellor, 1990. Vice promoter Cause of Blessed Katharine Drexel. Teacher canon law St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, 1982—1987.

Monsignor, 1991; pastor St. Justin Martyr Parish. Judicial vicar Archdiocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1993, chancellor, moderator of the curia, vicar for priests, 1998. Ordained bishop, 2001.

Bishop Diocese of Las Vegas, Nevada, since 2001.

Connections

father:
Francis V. Pepe

mother:
Elvira (Fazio) Pepe