Congratulations to Newark Archbishop Emeritus Peter L. Gerety! Archbishop is the world’s oldest Catholic prelate and celebrated 50 years as a bishop on June 1, 2016. Read the National Catholic Reporter’s story and interview with the archbishop National Catholic Reporter Story – World’s oldest Catholic prelate celebrates 50 years as a bishop.
Archbishop Gerety is the founder of The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children, previously known as The Fund for Educational Advancement, and marked 104 years of life July 19 and 77 years as a priest on June 29. Click here to learn about Archbishop Gerety and SFIC.