Joseph William Tobin, CSsR is an American Cardinal prelate of the Catholic Church. He has been the Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, since his installation on January 6, 2017. He had served as the Archbishop of Indianapolis since 2012 and as secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life from 2010 to 2012. He has been a cardinal since November 19, 2016.
|Appointed:||November 7, 2016|
|Installed:||January 6, 2017|
|Predecessor:||John J. Myers|
|Other posts:||Cardinal Priest of Santa Maria delle Grazie a Via Trionfale, Ecclesiastical Superior of Turks and Caicos|
|Ordination:||June 1, 1978|
|Consecration:||October 9, 2010, by Tarcisio Bertone|
|Created Cardinal:||November 19, 2016, by Pope Francis|
|Born:||May 3, 1952, Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Parents:||Joseph W. Tobin & Marie Terese Kerwin|
|Previous post:||Archbishop of Indianapolis (2012–2017), Secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) (2010–2012), Titular Archbishop of Obba (2010–2012), Superior General of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (1997–2009)|
|Motto:||Gaudete in Domino, (Rejoice in the Lord)|
About Joseph William Tobin
American Catholic leader who became the archbishop of Indianapolis in 2012.
He received a Bachelor's degree in philosophy from the Holy Redeemer College, Waterford, Wisconsin in 1977.
He fluently speaks five languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese.
He is the oldest of 13 children.
He was named the archbishop of Indianapolis by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.
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- Members of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
- Clergy from Detroit
- Redemptorist bishops
- Cardinals created by Pope Francis
- 21st-century Roman Catholic archbishops