His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
has accepted the retirement of Most Rev. William M. Morris
and has released him from the governance of the Diocese of Toowoomba.
The Holy Father has appointed Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Toowoomba ad nutum Sanctae Sedis Most Rev. Brian V. Finnigan, Titular Bishop of Rapido and currently
Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane.
(Statement released by the Apostolic Nunciature in Canberra.)