Dallas native Monsignor Michael Duca appointed bishop of ShreveportWell, I am sure that I extend sincere congratulations to Msgr. Duca on being named bishop and the good people of Shreveport are in for a real treat as he is a wonderful man.
Monsignor Michael Duca of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas has been appointed bishop of Shreveport by Pope Benedict XVI.
Mr. Duca, a Dallas native, has served as rector of Holy Trinity Seminary in Dallas since 1996.Read the whole thing at the Dallas Morning News
On the other hand ... Tom wants to know if there is a word for the opposite of schaedenfraude (pleasure at the misfortune of others) ... a word that expresses your sincere happiness for someone but extreme pain for yourself. Indeed. That is how we all are feeling right now.