Resignations and Appointments, 28.05.2021
Appointment of auxiliary bishop of Las Vegas, U.S.A.
The Holy Father has appointed as auxiliary bishop of Las Vegas, United States of America, the Reverend Msgr. Gregory W. Gordon, of the clergy of the same diocese, assigning him the titular see of Novapietra, until now chancellor, moderator of the Curia and vicar general of the diocese of Las Vegas.
Archbishop Gregory W. Gordon was born on 4 October 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.
He pursued his ecclesiastical studies at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia (1980-1983) and at the Pontifical Gregorian and Lateran Universities in Rome, as an alumnus of the Pontifical North American College, obtaining a licentiate in theology (1983-1987).
He was ordained a priest for the diocese of Las Vegas on 16 January 1988.
After ordination, he served as vice parish priest of Saint Francis de Sales parish (1988-1990), vice parish priest and parish administrator of Saint Anne parish (1990-1992) (2014-2020), university chaplain at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (1992-1993), parish vicar of Our Lady of Las Vegas parish (1993-1994), parish administrator and parish priest of Saint Christopher parish in Las Vegas (1994-2003) and parish priest of Saint Francis of Assisi parish in Henderson (2004-2007). From 2007 to 2014 he served at the apostolic nunciature in the United States. Since 2020 he has been chancellor, moderator of the Curia and vicar general of the diocese of Las Vegas.