ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Pope Frances has named a new archbishop for Alaska’s largest city.

The Catholic News Agency says the Vatican announced Tuesday the appointment of Bishop Paul D. Etienne of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

The 57-year-old Etienne will replace retiring Anchorage Archbishop Roger Schwietz.

Etienne’s installation date in Anchorage has not yet been announced.

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