Scharfenberger Introduced as the New Bishop of Albany

Feb. 11, 2014 – Reverend Monsignor Edward Scharfenberger was announced as the tenth Bishop of the Diocese of Albany on Tuesday morning. Below are images from the press conference, which was live-streamed on

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Reverend Monsignor Edward Scharfenberger at the podium during Tuesday’s press conference. Seated is Bishop Howard Hubbard, the outgoing Bishop of Albany.
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Bishop Hubbard gave a Mets hat to Bishop-elect Scharfenberger, who most recently served as Episcopal Vicar for Queens.