A new bishop for Silicon Valley

 

It can be argued that no place has a greater impact on modern American life than Santa Clara County, California, a state of affairs that begins with the three behemoths all based there – Google, Facebook, and Apple. In a surprisingly early move, Pope Francis named Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces as coadjutor of San Jose: now the US’ tenth-largest city, and the seat of a countywide fold now numbering upwards of 700,000 Catholics, a doubling in size within a quarter-century.

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