Apr 5, 2021
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann was ordained a priest in 1975. He served as the Archdiocesan Pro-Life Coordinator from 1984 to 1995 and as Vicar General in the Archdiocese of St. Louis before being ordained as Auxiliary Bishop of St. Louis/Titular Bishop of Caput Cilla in 1997. He was appointed Administrator of the Archdiocese of St. Louis in 2003 and became the Archbishop for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in 2005.
Archbishop Naumann currently serves the USCCB as the Chair of the Pro-Life Committee and as a member of the Administrative Committee, Religious Liberty Committee, and the Sub-Committee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage. Archbishop is also Chair of the Kansas Catholic Conference and Co-Chair of the Religious Alliance Against Pornography. He is on the Board of the National Committee for the Human Life Amendment and Prior of the Northern Lieutenancy Equestrian Order of the Knights and Dames of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Archbishop also serves on the Board of Trustees for Kenrick-Glennon Seminary and Conception Seminary.