Kurt Burnette

Kurt Richard Burnette
Eparch of Passaic
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ChurchRuthenian Greek Catholic Church
Appointed29 October 2013
Installed4 December 2013
PredecessorWilliam Charles Skurla
Ordination26 April 1989
by John Bilock
Consecration4 December 2013
by William C. Skurla, John Michael Kudrick and Gerald Nicholas Dino
Personal details
Birth nameKurt Richard Burnette
Born (1955-11-07) 7 November 1955 (age 64)
Norfolk, England, UK
DenominationRuthenian Catholic Church
Previous post
EducationJ.D., Ph.D., J.C.L.
Alma materRice University, University of Utah, Pontifical Oriental Institute
Styles of
Kurt Richard Burnette
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Reference style
Spoken styleHis Grace
Religious styleEparch

Kurt Richard Burnette (born 7 November 1955 at Sculthorpe Royal Air Force Base in Norfolk, England, UK) is the Bishop or Eparch of the Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic.[1] He succeeded Bishop William C. Skurla, who was appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Pittsburgh in 2012. Burnette was appointed on October 29, 2013 by Pope Francis as bishop, and enthroned in a Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel in Passaic, New Jersey on December 4, 2013.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Pope Francis Names Father Kurt Burnette As Head Of The Byzantine Eparchy Of Passaic". October 29, 2013. Retrieved December 4, 2013.
  2. ^ "Fr. Kurt Burnette made head of Ruthenian Eparchy of Passaic". CNA. October 29, 2013. Retrieved December 4, 2012.

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Episcopal succession

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William Charles Skurla
Eparch of Passaic
Succeeded by

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