Mundelein Alumnus Msgr. John C. Iffert ’97 Appointed Bishop of Covington

Posted on July 13, 2021

Congratulations to Mundelein alumnus Msgr. John C. Iffert ’97, a priest for the Diocese of Belleville, who was appointed by Pope Francis to serve as the next bishop of the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky.

Bishop-elect Iffert is succeeding Bishop Roger J. Foys, whose resignation due to his age was accepted by Pope Francis on July 13. Bishop-elect Iffert had served as vicar general and moderator of the Curio in the Diocese of Belleville since Oct. 1, 2020.

Read more about his appointment.