Archbishop Patrick Kelly marks 50 years as a priest

  • 19 February 2012
  • From the section Liverpool
Archbishop Patrick Kelly
Image caption Archbishop Kelly was ordained in Rome 50 years ago

The Archbishop of Liverpool the Rt Rev Patrick Kelly, celebrated 50 years as a priest with Merseyside's civic and political leaders.

Archbishop Kelly marked his golden jubilee at the annual Liverpool Civic Mass which will be held at the city's Metropolitan Cathedral.

The Morecambe-born cleric was ordained a priest in Rome on 18 February 1962 by Cardinal William Godfrey.

He was Bishop of Salford prior to his appointment to Liverpool in 1996.

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